Beyond the Yellow Ribbon (BTYR)         Logo-LT

On  Thursday, September 24, 2015, the Champlin BTYR Committee held a Proclamation Ceremony at Andrews Park recognizing the community achievement of becoming a BTYR City.

Beyond the Yellow Ribbon is a comprehensive program that creates awareness for the purpose of connecting service members and their families with community support, training, services and resources.

  • A support group for veterans at a community level.
  • Helping service members’ families when their spouse is deployed.
  • Assistance in finding employment for veterans.
  • Creates community events for military families and veterans to come together.
  • Provides a “Welcome Home” for military men and women.
  • Connecting local businesses and volunteer groups with service members and their families.

Veterans, service members and military families: We want to know that you are a part of our community – please provide us with your contact information and let us know how we can support you! Please contact Chris Barber:

Learn more about this program at

View the video of the Proclamation Ceremony


(Photographs by: Cory Laing, QCTV Producer)