Honor a U.S. veteran with a commemorative brick at the Battle Ground Veterans Memorial

BATTLE GROUND — Community members are encouraged to honor and recognize a U.S. veteran, living or deceased, with an engraved brick to be installed at the Battle Ground Veterans Memorial.

Personalized bricks, purchased by March 1, will be engraved and installed at the memorial in time for Memorial Day this year. Each brick is engraved with the veteran’s name, branch of service and dates of service. The cost of $250 and goes to help support events to honor veterans and the ongoing maintenance of the memorial.

Honor a U.S. veteran with a commemorative brick at the Battle Ground Veterans Memorial
The Battle Ground Veterans Memorial, located in Kiwanis Park, was built and dedicated on Nov. 11, 2015, to honor 31 local sons who died in service to the country and to recognize all U.S. veterans. Photo courtesy of the city of Battle Ground

The Battle Ground Veterans Memorial, located in Kiwanis Park, was built and dedicated on Nov. 11, 2015, to honor 31 local sons who died in service to the country and to recognize all U.S. veterans. The memorial was fully funded and constructed by donations, evidence of the community’s steadfast commitment to honoring those who serve in the U.S. Armed Forces and those who died protecting our freedom.

To learn more about the memorial and to purchase a brick to honor a veteran, visit www.cityofbg.org/veteransmemorial or contact Battle Ground Parks & Recreation at (360) 342-5380.

Honor a U.S. veteran with a commemorative brick at the Battle Ground Veterans Memorial
Personalized bricks, purchased by March 1, will be engraved and installed at the Battle Ground Veterans Memorial in time for Memorial Day this year. Photo courtesy of the city of Battle Ground
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Joanna Nicole Yorke is a 2010 graduate of the Edward R. Murrow School of Communication at Washington State University in Pullman. She has a bachelor's degree in journalism with a minor in political science. Yorke is a Clark County native, growing up on her family's 12-acre farm in La Center where her family still resides today. She was previously a reporter at The Reflector Newspaper, covering the city of Battle Ground, the Battle Ground School District and a variety of other areas and topics.

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