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

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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!