Thanks for making our 20/20 campaign a huge success we did it--- we raised $20k in 20 days!
We are no longer taking orders for Brick Pavers or Wall of Honor listing at this time as we had to order the plaques. We are still accepting donations to help us get to the finish line.
Our goal is to create a timeless monument to honor veterans while making Veterans Square an attractive park where residents can gather with family, friends, and neighbors for both public and informal events. We hope to create an opportunity to educate the children of our community about the sacrifices made by our servicemen and women in a fun, interactive manner.
Our committee is comprised of veterans, family members of veterans, and everyday citizens. Our design team, consisitng of an architect, landscape architect, an architect who specializes in historic preservation, and a sculptor, considered the concepts of veterans, community, education, and the environment. We greatly appreciate you taking the time to learn more about this very worthwhile project. Please help us by helping to spread the word, making a tax-deductible* contribution, purchasing a "Freedom Paver," or supporting us in some way.
*as part of a 501 (c) 3 non-profit, your contribution may be tax deductible - consult a tax professional
Save the date - Nov 9th, 1pm for Lower Makefield's annual veterans parade with Monument dedication following. More info coming soon.
Take a look at our Wall of Honor
We at Veterans Square Foundation are pleased to announce we have a local contractor building Veterans Square Monument this summer. The monument should be completed by Sept. 30th, and the life-size bronze eagle and name plaques will be installed in early October. Our monument dedication will be on Sun., Nov. 9th following the 9th Annual LMT Veterans Parade, stepping off at 1 pm. The ceremony should begin around 2 pm.
We can no longer accept purchases of brick or granite Freedom Pavers or names of local veterans for our Wall of Honor, as orders have been placed. We can continue to collect names of LMT and Yardley veterans for a future Wall of Honor plaque, but we aren't sure of the exact date.
We will graciously accept donations toward a construction cushion and the establishment of a landscaping and maintenance fund. Thank you for your support to help us honor those who make Freedom possible for all.
In November 2007, Lower Makefield Township held their first ever Veterans Day Parade. Following the parade, a wreath laying ceremony was performed at the end point of the parade - in "Pocket" Park. It was shortly after this event that a committee was formed to explore the possibility of placing a veterans monument at this location. Since that time, the all-volunteer Veterans Committee has worked countless hours meeting, fundraising, designing, coordinating, and working with the township to make this idea a reality.