Schedule of Events
Rice County Veterans Memorial Schedule
Memorial Paver Count is: 877 as of: February 25th, 2022.
Purchase a Paver for your Veteran(s). This is an everlasting tribute to their service and sacrifice. A paver certificate will be made available on this site with purchase. From the PAVERS tab above, select the Veteran’s name.
For questions or more information contact Richard Cook at 507-210-8525
Rice County Veterans Memorial Dedication
Saturday, May 7th, 2022
- 1:00 PM – Ceremony at the Rice County Veterans Memorial
Memorial Day 2022
Monday, May 30th, 2022
- 9:00 AM Ceremony at the Rice County Veterans Memorial
- 10:00 AM – Memorial Day Parade – Central Ave – Central Park
- 11:00 AM – Memorial Day Program – Central Park
- 12:00 AM – Luncheon at American Legion Post 43
- 1:00 PM – Shieldsville Veterans Memorial Ceremony
Veterans Day 2022
Thursday, November 11th, 2022
- 11:00 AM Ceremony at the Rice County Veterans Memorial
- 12:00 PM – Luncheon at American Legion Post 43
Recent additions to the Memorial include:
- The addition of pavers ordered through October of 2021
- Updated Paver Directory Book
- Updated Eternal Flame Lighting
Current project status includes:
- Memorial Dedication planning
- Long-term maintenance/upkeep
If you would like to assist with helping to lay pavers or be involved with other aspects of the Memorial Expansion project, please leave your name/number at Faribault American Legion Post 43: “ATTN: LEGION COMMANDER”
Your Veterans Memorial continues to progress with additional pavers being added as the engraving is completed.
The Memorial Committee Thanks You for your continued support as we honor all Veterans.
Thank You for supporting the Rice County Veterans Memorial!