Veterans Memorial Brick Dedication Ceremony to be held June 14, 2017
The Dunn County Veterans Memorial Committee of Main Street of Menomonie, Inc. and the Community Foundation of Dunn County invite area residents to the 16th annual dedication of new bricks at the Dunn County Veterans Memorial at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. The Veterans Memorial is located at the intersection of the Historic Second Street Corridor and Crescent Street in downtown Menomonie. This event will be held rain or shine with some seating and shade provided, although those attending are encouraged to bring lawn chairs.
This annual program began on Flag Day, June 14, 2000 when the monument was unveiled and over 300 bricks were dedicated. The Veterans Memorial was created as Dunn County’s way of honoring men and women who had served their country in the military. The veterans honored are not required to be from Dunn County and service during war time is also not a requirement. The monument is a living memorial and each year new names are added.
The Dunn County Veteran’s Memorial Committee of Main Street of Menomonie, Inc. is responsible for the memorial and programs relating to it. The Community Foundation of Dunn County coordinates the brick program and manages the Dunn County Veterans Memorial Endowment Fund. Additional information regarding veterans of Dunn County may be obtained at the Veterans Affairs Office.