April 9, 2014 | Volume 101 / Number 15

Veterans Memorial Becoming A Reality

Fundraising Drive Nearing $400,000 In Just Five Months

The goal of honoring local veterans is becoming a reality. As Memorial Day creeps closer on the calendar, the Northeast Montana Veterans Memorial Park in Fort Peck is nearing its financial goals.

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Steven Page, part of the Northeastern Montana Veteran Memorial organization, explained that the group is nearing the $400,000 mark. They started with a goal of $300,000 to be raised before the Memorial Day groundbreaking, but he said they’ve been progressively raising the bar. The group starting raising funds in November, only five months ago.

“The fundraising has exceeded our expectations, bu...

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