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Aurora Veterans Memorial Dedication Saturday

Posted On July 06, 2012

(Aurora, Ind.) – Aurora residents are invited to see the city’s newest memorial this weekend.

 

The new Aurora Veterans Memorial at Lesko Park will be dedicated during a ceremony Saturday evening at 6:30. The memorial was part of a renovation project at the park along the Ohio River.

 

Aurora Mayor Donnie Hastings, Jr. and southeast Indiana veterans advocate P.G. Gentrup will speak during the dedication.

 

Nine-hundred engraved bricks are being laid at the memorial. About 500 of the bricks are still available for sale. They can be purchased during the dedication or by contacting Aurora Veterans Committee chairwoman Charlotte Hastings, (812) 926-0004.

 

Light refreshments will be served at the dedication to help visitors keep cool. On-street parking and shuttle service will be available.