Cape Girardeau is Now a Purple Heart City

Representatives with the Military Order of the Purple Heart, USA, in conjunction with the Marine Corps League: Cpl Mason O Yarbrough Det #1081 and VFW POST 3838 attended the Nov. 7 City Council meeting to proclaim Cape Girardeau as the newest Purple Heart City along the Purple Heart Trail.
 
The purpose of the Purple Heart Trail is to create a symbolic and honorary system of roads, highways, bridges, and other monuments that give tribute to the men and women who have been awarded the Purple Heart medal.
 
Mayor Bob Fox also issued a proclamation marking the honor. Road signs will be placed at several entrances to Cape Girardeau. Purple Heart City presentation

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