"Connecticut’s Welcome Home
Vietnam Veterans Event” being held at the Connecticut
March 30, 2008
Followed by Reception hosted by the Town of Coventry
Wreaths across America Ceremony being held at the Connecticut
December 13, 2008
Shop Rite/Price Rite Stores to present check for $10,000.00 to
CVVM, Inc. at the Connecticut Vietnam Veterans Memorial!
Connecticut Vietnam Veterans Memorial
May 17, 2008
Patriots' Park Band Shell
Lake Street, Coventry, CT.
Help Build CT's Vietnam Wall Memorial / Fundraising Picnic
April 5, 2008 (rain date, Sunday April 6)
12:00 noon - 6:00 PM
Devitt’s Field, Deep River, CT. 06417
Exit 5 off Rt 9, follow the signs
ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT CT VIETNAM MEMORIAL WALL
DONATION: ADULTS $20.00
Under 10 free w/paid adult
The Memorial's foundation is complete, the
granite benches have been purchased and the patio area is being
poured this week. The light boxes are installed and the
Connecticut Light and Power has upgraded the utility poles to
accommodate the lighting. The lights at the CVVM are the
same as the lights that are in Washington DC at the Wall.
We have had two of the three flag poles donated and one that is
under consideration. To date we have a POW Flag and Richard
Blumenthal is going to provide us with the State Flag for the
site. A professor at The University of Connecticut is
having a group of his students work on designing the area around
The Dedication Program planning is
underway and currently the Dedication Ceremonies are planned to
begin at 1:00 PM on Saturday May 17, 2008.
Again, without the generous contributions
and support of so many wonderful people, this would not have
been possible and I thank you all.
The groundbreaking ceremony took place on Sunday August 12, 2007.
Many thanks to those who were able to attend. Due to the generous contributions
of so many wonderful people, we have currently raised $47,000.00 and
The Connecticut Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall is a work in
progress. Fundraising efforts continue to raise additional monies
for benches, walkways, landscaping, lighting, etc. The CVVM
Committee would again like to thank all of its friends and supporters, without
you this would not be possible.
Thanks to the generous contributions and support of so many
people we have put a deposit on the Connecticut Vietnam Veterans
Memorial and work has begun. We currently need to raise
$7,200.00 in additional monies to reach our goal. Thank You to
all of our supporters.
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09/03/10 04:25 PM.