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10:53 PM Sun, Nov. 18th

Fundraising efforts to pay for update to Veteran's Memorial underway

The Veterans Memorial Plaque Committee is continuing its fundraising efforts to pay for the needed update to the Veterans Memorial on the courthouse plaza in downtown Prescott.

The bronze plaque on the "Medivac" statue on the west side of the courthouse needs updating to add all veterans from Yavapai County who have died while serving the U.S., committee members said.

The committee will place the order soon f or recasting the memorial plaque. Donations are still welcome for the dedication ceremony to make the event as meaningful as possible for the families and friends of the fallen veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan, and also for the 22 additional veterans now identified that will be included on the plaque.

To help in the effort, which is not a 501(c)3, send donations to: Veterans Memorial Plaque Fund P.O. Box 11594 Prescott, AZ 86304.