Eastword news young Artist generates new ideas for veterans memorial expansion

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Eastword news young Artist generates new ideas for veterans memorial expansion

Post  viola1936 on Sat Feb 25, 2012 4:27 am

plans for choctaw;s veterans Memorial now call for four large, bronze statues. but it may take time before the figures are added due to finannces. Dave howe, chairman of the veterans Memorial committee, said the private fun-draising effort has staarted with choctaw resident Bobbi freeman spearheading the drive. tihs will not be done with any public money, said howe, an air force pilot who flew b-52 s during the vietnam war.;;Each statue will cost $ 40,ooo but this type of art puts us in adifferent realm.it will take us into the world of art which opens new avenues for giving.the primay fund- raising focus will center on corporations that traditonally donate to arts programs and events. choctaw city Manager Rodert floyd said types of potential corporate donors include banks, energy companies and fed-eral grants for the arts howe said Granite markers naming specific com- flower
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