Renville County will be officially named a “Yellow Ribbon Community” this week during a special ceremony featuring Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton. Yellow Ribbon communities are dedicated to supporting service members, military families and veterans through various programs and incentives. The latest entities to be recognized as being part of the Beyond The Yellow Ribbon program include: Appleton, Lac qui Parle County, Morris Area, and Renville County. The public ceremony with Governor Dayton honoring these latest members of the program will take place at 3pm this Friday at the Evangelical Free Church on 19th Avenue Southwest in Willmar. For information on participating in the Yellow Ribbon program, go to the website:www.btyr.org.