The Fallen Heroes of Clermont County
Memorial Committee launched its announcement of a new Veterans' Memorial
with a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday.
The memorial will be located near the
Matt Maupin Welcome Pavilion in East Fork State Park.
The committee is made up
of Clermont County residents and professionals who are designing, funding and
installing a memorial that will serve as a dignified tribute for the 14
Clermont County military who have given their lives in service for the Persian
Gulf, Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts.
official Ribbon Cutting ceremony will be held this fall, the members hope to
have the memorial installed and ready for the ceremony by Veteran's Day this
November. The ceremony will be open to
the public, with a special focus on the Gold Star families; the immediate
family members of a military person who paid the ultimate sacrifice.
The memorial is to be displayed on the beach at Lake
Harsha in East Fork State Park, adjacent to the Matt Maupin Welcome
Pavilion. The projected completion date
is Veteran's Day, November 11, 2013.