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Food Truck Fundraiser
Help build a monument to honor fallen service members and their families
Perrysburg, OH [September 15, 2020] – The Northwest Ohio Gold Star Family Memorial Monument invites the community to a “take it to go” Food Truck Fundraiser. The event will take place at Signature Harley-Davidson on Saturday, September 26, 2020 from 11 am to 2 pm, officials confirmed today. Many veteran owned local food trucks will be on site including; The Iron Bean Coffee, Kona Ice, and The Saucy Slamwich with other food truck owners planning to participate according to Veronica Mora, Gold Star Spouse and Committee Chair.
The monument will be built to honor fallen service members and the families they left behind. Laser etched paver bricks will be available for purchase during the Food Truck event. The bricks will be placed around the memorial and adorn the walkway once it is built at Riverside Park in Downtown, Perrysburg. They are priced at $150, $600, and $1,200. “We are honored to help the Hershel “Woody” Williams Medal of Honor Foundation establish this monument in our community as they continue their mission to place these monuments in as many communities as possible in all 50 states.” said Brittinee Huntley, Marketing Director for Signature Harley-Davidson.
This stunning black granite monument features two sides. One side bears the words: Gold Star Families Memorial Monument, a tribute to Gold Star Families and Relatives who sacrifice a Loved One for our Freedom. The other side tells a story through the four granite panels such as: Homeland, Family, Patriot and Sacrifice. The scenes on each panel are a reflection of each community's Gold Star Families and their fallen Heroes. At the center of this tribute is a silhouette of the Loved One who paid the ultimate sacrifice in the name of Freedom.
Social Distancing and mask wearing will be encouraged during this outdoor event at Signature Harley-Davidson. A tent will be available to enjoy food truck purchases, rain or shine. All are invited to help support our Gold Star Family Memorial, meet committee members, purchase custom engraved paver bricks and challenge coins, and enjoy food from veteran owned trucks.
To make a donation or for more information about the monument and the Hershel “Woody” Williams Medal of Honor Foundation visit hwwmohf.org or our local monument webpage: hwwmohf.org/monument/Perrysburg-oh.html
About the Hershel “Woody” Williams Medal of Honor Foundation
The Hershel “Woody” Williams Medal of Honor Foundation is a charitable 501c(3) nonprofit organization that pursues specific endeavors and goals through the vision of Medal of Honor recipient Hershel "Woody" Williams. The Foundation encourages, with the assistance of the American public and community leaders, establishing permanent Gold Star Families Memorial Monuments in communities throughout the United States, conducting Gold Star Families Outreach across the country, providing Living Legacy scholarships to eligible Gold Star Children, and advocating for educational benefits for all Gold Star Family members.
The impact of the Foundation’s work helps to raise public awareness about Gold Star Families’ enduring sacrifice and the ultimate sacrifice made by their Loved Ones. The Foundation wishes to educate the community about these sacrifices, reminding us all that freedom has not been and is not free.
We thank our local Committee Members for their efforts: Veronica Mora-Gold Star Family member and Committee Chair, Brody Walters- Committee Co-Chair, Sanford “Ford’ E. Bennett- Treasurer, Jon Eckel- City of Perrysburg Point of Contact, Haraz Ghanbari, Lloyd Swanson, Richard Baranowski, Nancy Kelly, Joe Stockner, Bridgette Kabat, Steve Brunn, Rob Ross, Shannon Solt, David Munger, Don Elswisk
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