Riverside becomes Purple Heart City

The City of Riverside will be designated a Purple Heart City on Nov. 1 at the 7:00 p.m. general council session, according to a release.

“We are the home of many military families, veterans, and retired service members. This designation is a reminder to us all that freedom is not free,” said Riverside Mayor Bill Flaute.

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Riverside will post signs at entryways to the city designating that it’s a Purple Heart City.

Ohio currently has about 54 entities with this designation, read the release.

For more information on the Military Order of the Purple Heart, visit purpleheart.org.

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