City employees have begun installing chains at the memorial.
• City employees have begun installing chains at the memorial.
• These link between 60 and 65 of the corner posts installed in April.
• Fund raising for the Memorial has been in progress several years with a goal of $330,000.
• The city of Shawnee committed $50,000 to that goal.
• Included in the memorial will be 10 granite pillars including the names of all the men and women in Oklahoma who have made the ultimate sacrifice and given their lives through all of the wars.
• Gray granite pavers, which can be purchased by anyone, are what the committee is attempting to sell to help raise the funds and meet the goal.
• The pavers are $65, $100 and $250, depending on what size a person or family chooses to buy.
• Contact Tom Schrzan, 273-9270, for more information.