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Committed to Honoring the Veterans through the Berkeley Heights Memorial Restoration Project

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Pictured Left to Right: Thomas and Meredith Fettes, Officer Trent Fettes (Grand Marshall), Ted Romankow, and Linda Fettes at Memorial Day parade. 
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The Berkeley Heights Memorial Park Renewal Committee is committed to overseeing the restoration of the Veterans' Memorial at Memorial Park. The Veterans' Memorial honors those who have served in any of the five branches of the US military (Army, Navy, Marines, US Coast Guard, and Air Force) during any US conflict or war. 

Since its unveiling in 1987, the Veterans' Memorial has experienced extensive wear and deterioration, including buckling brick walkways,shrubs dying and not replaced, damage to the flagpole, light fixtures rusting and benches covered with mildew. In all, the Berkeley Heights Veterans' Memorial needs approximately $140,000 worth of repairs and re-construction. It is our goal to restore the Memorial to pristine condition by Memorial Day, May 30, 2016 through fundraising and County and hopefully Township matching funds. A rendering of the concept memorial is enclosed.

As part of the fundraising efforts for the restoration, the Committee is asking local businesses and residents to help make this dream a reality. All donations will go towards the materials and labor required for the repair work, landscaping, electrical work, and construction costs associated with the renewal project.

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Please note that donations will be recognized in some method, but they will not be part of the actual memorial.

Please take this opportunity to be part of the effort to honor our veterans. Your sponsorship is greatly appreciated, and your donation will help honor the veterans who gave their lives to protect the freedoms that we value today.  

Contributions may be sent by check (made payable to “Memorial Park Renewal Committee”) to:

Memorial Park Renewal Committee
29 Park Avenue
Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922

You can also donate online by visiting our website at www.BHMemorialPark.com and clicking the "Donate!" link.

Sincerely, 

Ted Romankow, Memorial Park Renewal Committee

BHMemorialPark@gmail.com | 908-208-7800

www.BHMemorialPark.com

P.S. The Memorial Park Renewal Committee has been incorporated as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, meaning that all gifts are tax deductible.

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