Gwinnett County to honor Purple Heart recipients with light displays, new flag, discounts





In observance of National Purple Heart Day, Saturday, Aug. 7, Gwinnett County will honor the brave men and women wounded or killed in defense of the U.S. To show deep respect and admiration, the County will:

  • Fly the Purple Heart flag at the Fallen Heroes Memorial
  • Encourage residents and business owners to purchase and display purple lights in and around their homes and/or properties
  • Place Purple Heart County signs at the entrances to the County (in the near future)

And beginning Aug.15, the following discounts will be applicable to recipients who show their DD214 discharge papers or Military Order of the Purple Heart membership card:

  • 10% discount on park facility rentals
  • 10% discount all admissions to pools, open gyms, and tennis center
  • 10% discount on programs/classes
  • Free pet adoption
  • Discounted Community Garden Plot through Harvest Gwinnett


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