Plymouth is one of 27 cities in Minnesota to have earned Beyond the Yellow Ribbon designation. The Plymouth Beyond the Yellow Ribbon provides volunteers to help out service families with anything from fixing a broken pipe, planning a budget, helping with home organization or taking kids to ball games. While the program is community-based, it benefits from the support of the City of Plymouth and members of the Police Department. Plymouth Police Officer Randall Richardson, who served in the Marine Corps, spearheaded the Beyond the Yellow Ribbon effort in Plymouth. He worked with a group of community members for more than a year to meet the rigorous criteria for the BYR designation.
In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
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We few, we happy few, we band of brothers. For he today that sheds his blood with me shall be my brother. - William Shakespeare