Edina will celebrate its participation in the Beyond the Yellow Ribbon program on Saturday, as it joins St. Louis Park, Hopkins and Minnetonka in a partnership to help members of the Minnesota National Guard and their families.
“If you would like to volunteer, please visit the [Southwest Twin Cities
Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Network] website," Edina city council member Mary Brindle said in a statement. "If you are a military person
or veteran and wish to have assistance with something, please don't
Beyond the Yellow Ribbon has been active in the southwest metro since September 2012, with volunteers for the group undertaking projects such as helping a female veteran who had been living in her car find an apartment and moving a hospital bed from a home in Wayzata to the apartment of a veteran in St. Paul.
The proclamation ceremony and celebration will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday in Hopkins Downtown Park, 40 9th Ave. S.