Veterans Memorial appoints board of directors

VZC Veterans Memorial Board members for are from left, front row Director Bob Borth, Chairman Ron Carroll, Director /Founder Red Montgomery, and Trustee Dan Cantania; middle row, PR Chair Diane Farmer; and back row, Director Cary Hilliard, Director Virgil Melton JR, Trustee David Fagenbaum, Secretary Dave Depoma, Trustee Joe Silva, Treasurer Dan Maucieri, and Trustee Mike Newberry; not pictured, Trustee Cindy Brooke

What a wonderful time we had last year. After many years of generous donations and fundraisers, we were finally able to put the Kneeling Soldier on his pedestal in the Memorial Plaza. The Veterans Day Program to show the statue off was fantastic. And I know it made everyone proud to see another nice Veterans Memorial in Van Zandt County.

This year, the Veterans Memorial group has a lot of events planned and are in process to be completed. We will be having programs for Memorial Day, Labor Day, a Balloon release, Golf Tournament, Veterans Day and Turkey Shoot, just to mention a few.

The Kneeling Soldier is at home in the Veterans Memorial Plaza, but we still need to keep up the grounds, plane, boat, anchor, and other objects in the Plaza looking nice with fresh coats of paint periodically, and keeping the grounds nicely manicured.

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