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Posted on: July 3, 2013

[ARCHIVED] Honoring Our Veterans

PRESS RELEASE

7 June 2013
For Immediate Release
HONORING OUR VETERANS

College Station, Texas -- The Brazos Valley Veterans Memorial Board is accepting veterans' names through 15 August 2013, for placement on the Wall of Honor this year. The non-profit Memorial for All Veterans is a striking inspirational monument on 12 wooded acres in the Veterans Park Athletic Complex on Harvey Road (SH 30) about one mile east of the Earl Rudder Freeway (SH 6) in College Station.

The Wall of Honor includes names of thousands of veterans who have served our country in the Armed Forces. This is a rare opportunity to honor your beloved veteran, living or deceased, or currently serving, by placing his, or her, name on the Wall ofHonor. The Board asks for a $100 donation for each name to defer costs associated with the memorial. Names submitted by August 15th will be included in the program for the annual Veterans Day Dedication Ceremony on 11 November 2013. Email info@bvvm.org for an application form.

Additional levels of support - Donate online!

Regular Membership is $25/year. Membership is not required to place a name on the Honor Wall. Your membership helps to fund the maintenance of the Veterans Memorial.

Veterans Memorial contribution categories are:
$100 - $999 Name on donor column
$1,000 - $9,999 Name on donor bench
$10,000 - $24,999 Name engraved at Service Flags
$25,000 plus Name engraved at US, Texas & MIA flags

Lifetime Memberships in the Memorial are also available:
$800 Under 30 years old
$700 30-39 years old
$600 40-49 years old
$400 50-64 years old
$200 65 and over

Vietnam Memorial & Lynn Stuart Pathway Sponsorships:
$5,000 War Memorial/Site sponsorship (history panel, bench, and granite marker)
$40,000 War Memorial/Statue benefactor
Partial donations toward a memorial are always welcome.

Save the date:
11 November 2013– Veterans Day program at Veterans Park and dedication of second WWII Memorial

"The willingness with which our young people are likely to serve in any war, no matter how justified, shall be directly proportional to how they perceive veterans of early wars were treated and appreciated by our nation." –General George Washington

For more information about the Memorial for all Veterans of the Brazos Valley, Inc. and the Lynn Stuart Pathway, please contact:

Anne Boykin, Chief Information Officer
979.450-3296; info@bvvm.org; www.bvvm.org
BVVM
P.O. Box 11055
College Station, TX 77842

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