Committee Initiatives

Veterans Memorial

The Village of Hanover Park has constructed a monument to the Veterans of our Country. It is located in the front plaza at Village Hall, and is a place that residents and non-residents can remember loved ones who have served our country in the nation's different service branches.

To learn more about brick sponsorships, or to purchase a memorial brick for a Veteran you know, view the brick order form (PDF).

Veteran's Honor Roll Plaque

The Veterans Committee has an Honor Roll Plaque hanging up at Village Hall to honor those who have honorably served our country. View the names on Honor Roll Plaque (PDF). If you are interested in being recognized on this plaque, download a copy of the Veteran's Honor Roll application (PDF).

Support Our Troops

The Village has yellow ribbon and bows available in the Clerk's office for residents who would like to show their support for our troops. The cost is $1 for 2 yards of yellow ribbon and a bow. Please show your support!

Operation Air Lift Collection

The Veterans Committee is collecting donations for Operation Airlift. Donations can be dropped off in the lobby of Village Hall. Please note all items should be plastic, as nothing can be shipped in glass containers. Items needed include food and food products such as:

  • Beef or turkey jerky
  • Chewing gum
  • Chips
  • Cookies (boxed or individual)
  • Can tuna and chicken
  • Hard candy
  • Individual packets of peanuts
  • Microwave popcorn
  • Peanut butter and cheese crackers
  • Peanut butter in small plastic jars
  • Pop top fruit (small cans)
  • Slim Jims
  • Soups (can or dry)
  • Trail mix/granola bars
  • Variety pack cereal

Also needed are personal/paper products such as:

  • Bar soap
  • Batteries
  • Chap sticks
  • Deodorant
  • Disposable razors
  • Envelopes
  • Eye drops
  • Games
  • Hand cream
  • Hand sanitizer (packets or plastic bottles, no pump type)
  • Kleenex tissue (small pocket size)
  • Paperback books
  • Pens/pencils
  • Q-Tips/cotton swabs
  • Shaving cream (gel, no aerosol cans)
  • Small shampoo and conditioner
  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Vaseline
  • Writing tablets