Military, Veterans Join the City in Celebrating Purple Heart Recipients
Councilmember Mitchell J. Brown
Mayor Andrew J. Ginther
Friday, August 5, 2016
90 W. Broad St.
To honor those who have been wounded in combat or given the ultimate sacrifice, Councilmember Mitchell J. Brown, Mayor Andrew J. Ginther and the City of Columbus Veterans Committee are dedicating the corner of Front and Broad streets as Purple Heart Way.
This event will kick off a weekend-long celebration that includes the Second Annual Purple Heart 5k on August 6, 2016 and National Purple Heart Day on August 7, 2016. Those uniting in support of the events include veterans groups, representatives of the U.S. Military, patriotic citizens and Purple Heart recipients.
City Hall, LeVeque Tower and Columbus Commons will light Columbus purple to celebrate the week.