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Vietnam Memorial Wall Closer To Reality

The City of Medford is moving forward with a plan to help fund the Vietnam Memorial Wall.

Posted: Feb 1, 2018 11:23 PM
Updated: Feb 1, 2018 11:31 PM

MEDFORD, Ore.-- A vision to have a memorial wall for Vietnam veterans in Southern Oregon is getting closer to a reality.
Supporters have been working on the project for 5 years.
On Thursday, the Medford City Council approved the Parks Department to move forward on a grant application, which would make up the difference.
The wall needs about 100,000 dollars before it can move forward.
The Oregon Parks and Recreation Dept. administers an annual veterans and war memorial program grant every year and about 150,000 dollars is available annually.
We caught up with Representative Esquivel who is optimistic the wall could be completed by the end of the year.

Rep. Sal Esquivel says, "We're doing real we'll we're a little over 80 percent of the way there. We're in the homestretch, we've raised 400,000 for a 500,000 project, just short, 100,000 but we're making it. Hopefully it will be done by the end of this year."

The grant is lottery funded.
The wall will take about 4 months to build and will be located at U.S. Cellular Community Park.

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