Litchfield Illinois

Veterans' Memorial Project

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Front view of Memorial

Services Logos

Adams Mem person etching new names on memorial May 2010

Memorail Day 2010

Litchfield HS Band Memorial Day 2010

Color guard at Memorail Day 2010

Memorial Day 2010

Side View of Memorial

Marine Corp donating to Vet Mem Committee

Dedication Ceremony: Col Spacy (Guest Speaker)

Dedication Ceremony: Tack, Sandy Leitheiser, Col Spacy, and Ray Kellenberger

Dedication Ceremony: Will Tackaberry reading of the war dead names.

Dedication Ceremony

Channel 20 News checks on progress.

Channel 20 News interview with Will Tackaberry.

New artist view of the memorial site

Memorial Committee updated photo

Thank you to all who helped note

Finishing the sidewalk work

Placing the bricks for edging around the sidewalks and memorial stone pads.

Committee receives plaques from Chamber of Comm

First Natl bank makes generous donation to mem fund.

WSMI Interviews members of committee

Tree removal from Winter Ice storms

volunteers clear lib park of limbs, leaves, and landscape work

Ron Noris of Litchfield Savings making a check on behalf of bank and Steve Dougherty, Westside Cinema.

American Legion making a $3500.00 gift to memorial

Bank and Trust making a presentation of a check to the Mem fund

Diane Odle for AMVETS presenting a check for $300 to Ray Kellenberger for the memorial.

Nick Adams of the Ariston Cafe donated 10% of veterans' day sales for the memorial. Will Tackaberry and Bill Rogers received the check presented by Terrie Grimes.

Jo Ann Anderson , Bank and Trust donating a very large check from Baker Fund Grant to the Litchfield Veteran Memorial Garden at the High School Veterans Day program.

Dorothy Mansholt talking about the veterans memorial plans

at the AMVETS auction.

The AmVets fundraiser brought in over $5000 for the memorial project.

Misti Burton assisting with fundraiser auction.

Will Tackaberry and Bunny Sies collecting names for the memorial.

Sons of the Legion and the American Legion make a generous donation to the Veterans Memorial. Pictured are Bryan Marit, cmdr of Sons, Susan Griffin, Dorothy Manshold and Lowell Smith, finance officer for the Legion Post 436.

Fundraiser auction hosted by the Litchfield AmVets.

Veterans' Memorial committee members.

Back Row: Commander Ray Kellenberger, John Galer, Will Tackaberry, Jim Ostermann. Front Row: Dorothy Mansholt, Bill Rogers and Susan Griffin.

Ground Breaking.

Veteran's memorial entry at the Old Settlers parade.