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Old 06/20/2006, 12:51 PM   #1
Mosesatm
 
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Traveling Vietnam War Memorial

One of the community service programs our company offers is that we take a 3/4 scale or 7/8 scale (can't remember which) replica of the Vietnam War Memorial Wall to various cities throughout the country. Here is the schedule for the rest of the year.

No matter what your position is on the present war or other wars I think you will find that visiting this wall is a powerful experience, especially since most of us know someone, or know of someone, who died over there. If you get the chance to see it I highly recommend it.

I had never been to the real wall in Washington so I never really understood the impact it has on people. I've still never been to the one in Washington but after visiting our replica I can now somewhat understand the power of the original.

BTW, our staff is strictly, strictly, strictly forbidden to try to sell anything to the anyone visiting the wall. I don't think donations are allowed either, except maybe to the local VFW or a similar group. We usually ask the local VFW to help us put the wall together, control traffic, and guard the wall at night.

If you really want to shed a tear visit it at night!

Dignity Memorial® Vietnam Wall
2006 SCHEDULE


June 30 – July 2
Valley Memorial Gardens
Mission, TX
(956) 686-8101

July 7 – 9
Brookside Funeral Home Lauder
Houston, TX
(281) 445-0050

Aug 11 – 13
Jones, Rich & Hutchins Funeral Home
Portland, ME
(207) 783-8545

Aug 18 – 20
Swan Funeral Home
Madison, CT
(203) 245-2488

Aug 25 – 27
James D. Barrett Funeral Home
Elmira, NY
(607) 733-4629

Sept 22 – 24
Evergreen Funeral Home and Cemetery
Louisville, KY
(812) 989-0409

Sept 29 – Oct 1
Woodlawn Memorial Park
Nashville, TN
(615) 383-4754

Oct 6 – 8
Evergreen Memorial Park
Bernstein Funeral Home
Athens, GA
(706) 543-6235


Oct 13 – 15
Culley’s MeadowWood Memorial Park
Tallahassee, FL
(850) 292-2550

Oct 20 – 22
Hillsboro Memorial Funeral Home
Brandon, FL
(813) 689-8121

Oct 27 – 29
Greenlawn Memorial Park
Columbia, SC
(803) 776-1092

Nov 3 – 5
Sharon Memorial Park
Charlotte, NC
(704) 537-5011

Nov 10 – 12
Brown-Wynne Funeral Home
Raleigh, NC
(919) 863-9379 or (919) 282-4311

Nov 17 – 19
Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home
Virginia Beach, VA
(757) 671-1717
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