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Niwot unfurls inaugural tribute to veterans


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Courtesy photo This year marks the inaugural exhibition of banners honoring veterans with a local tie for their service to our country.

Banners will be flying along 2nd Avenue in Niwot this year for the first time in honor of those with a local connection who have served in the U.S. military. The Niwot Community Association in conjunction with the Niwot Business Association was inspired by Gunbarrel resident Sheila Ray’s suggestion to do what her hometown of Emporia, Kan. does for their Freedom Fest when the faces and names of veterans grace their main street.

As a result, the NCA and NBA formed a committee to bring a similar project to Niwot. The honoree on each banner must live in Niwot, or have a family member living i...

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