Schedule of Events

Rice County Veterans Memorial Schedule

Memorial Paver Count is: 903 as of: October 4th, 2023.
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

Veterans Day 2023

Saturday, November 11th, 2023

  • 11:00 AM Ceremony at the Rice County Veterans Memorial
  • 12:00 PM – Luncheon at American Legion Post 43

Memorial Day 2024

Monday, May 27th, 2024

  • 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

Recent additions to the Memorial include:

  • The addition of pavers ordered through October of 2023
  • Updated Paver Directory Book
  • Updated Eternal Flame Lighting

Current project status includes:

  • 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!