All orders received before April 15 for the personalized bricks will
be laid. The bricks are for veterans from any war.
Any veterans or
loved ones and friends of veterans who have orders to place are
asked to do so immediately. It takes considerable time to complete a
brick, and arrangements must be made in view of weather and
Forms for orders are available in front of the All Veterans
Memorial Monument in All Veterans Park; by calling (217) 732-8829;
or at 1417 N. Logan St. in Lincoln, preferably after calling.
The cost of each brick is only $35. This is a nominal fee to
honor these brave men and women. The bricks make wonderful, lasting
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Lincoln AMVETS Post 71 is striving to get all veterans from Logan
County and those with connections here to place a brick in the
memorial. If you have questions, just call the above number.
This is the way to honor the veterans' sacrifices and have a
permanent record of their sacrifices to protect our freedom, as we
say, "Thank you, veterans, and God bless."
Get your bricks laid beside the ones from as far back as the
Revolutionary War and Indian wars, as well as the present war in
Iraq, and all wars in between.
[News release from Arnold and Ruth Haak, Lincoln AMVETS and
Ladies Auxiliary Post 71]