- Category: News
- Published on Thursday, 07 March 2013 09:05
- Written by Super User
The Gladewater Former Students' Association, a non-profit organization, is constructing and has ordered a four ft. by four ft. six inches thick polished African black granite to honor the veterans from Gladewater that have served in the Persian Gulf, Afghanistan, and Iraq.
The project will cost approximately $10,000.00. It will be installed March 15,2013, and will be dedicated on May 27,2013, which is Memorial Day.
Donations are now being accepted by the Gladewater Fonner Students' Association, Box 1425, Gladewater, TX 75647. Any other information can be obtained from John Paul Tallent, President at 903-845-4553.
This new monument will be placed at the war veterans monuments that were constructed in 2002 at the cost of $60,000.00. The monuments are located on Pacific St. in downtown Gladewater.
For more information contact John Paul Tallent, President of the Gladewater Fonner Students' Association "A Texas Not-For-Profit Educational Assistance Organization Dedicated to GHS Alumni" at www.gladewaterformerstudents.com.