DECEMBER 1, 2012, 11AM AT DEPOT SQUARE
The Borough of Park Ridge is holding a dedication service honoring Lance Cpl.
Jedh C. Barker. A tree has been planted in Depot Square and a plaque is being placed commemorating
the heroic actions of Barker during the Vietnam War, when without regards to his own life,
he saved the lives of his fellow Marines and was awarded the Medal of Honor, the United States' highest
military honor. The program which is being hosted by the Mayor and Council will include
members of the American Legion, Park Ridge Police and Fire Department. All are invited to join the ceremony
that will commemorate the heroism of a son of Park Ridge.