Thank you to the following people who have generously donated their time and resources.
WROUGHT IRON FENCING
Midwest Fence of South St. Paul has agreed to supply wrought iron fencing and mounting iron upon which bronze service emblems will be mounted representing the Air Force, Army, Marines, Navy, Coast Guard and Merchant Marines. Owner of Midwest Fence, Jim Tabaka is a former resident of Farmington.
Mr. Tom Faust, Director of Landscape Services of Bachmans, Inc., has advised the committee that they specify plant materials to enhance the Memorial.
Several electricians and electrical contractors have agreed to provide the wiring, etc. for the street lights and flag poles. Names and pictures will follow.
VETERAN NEWS RESEARCH
Barbara Lane, daughter of the late Marlys Guildner is in the process of reviewing all issues of the Dakota County Tribune from 1941 thru 1945 for news articles on Farmington Area Veterans who served during WWII with emphasis on those killed, injured and whose who received meritorious awards for bravery. Barbara is a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and she will be helped by others within that group. After WWII research is completed, we will embark on WWI, Korea and Vietnam.
NOTE: Others who would like to help with this project are encouraged to go to the “Contact Us” button and let us know how you can help.
Read the stories of some Veterans who served in war time and in support of a war or conflicts.