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The Vietnam Moving Wall to Visit Taylor Mill, Kentucky

The Vietnam Moving Wall to Visit Taylor Mill, Kentucky

The City of Taylor Mill is proud to announce The Moving Wall, a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, will be visiting Pride Park in Taylor Mill, KY from Thursday, July 28th, 2016 through Monday, August 1st, 2016. 

The purpose of The Moving Wall is to bring healing to Veterans, and the family and friends of those who died or who remain missing as a result of the Vietnam War.  An estimated 15,000 individuals are expected to visit The Moving Wall, many of which may never have the opportunity to see the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.  It is our hope that the memorial will help heal some of the wounds of war, and help educate the community about the war in Vietnam and its impact on our nation and our Veterans.

The Moving Wall will be open to the public, 24 hours a day beginning with setup on the 28th of July, through disassembly on the 1st of August.  Within its time at Pride Park, they will hold several events including an Opening Ceremony, a Dedication Ceremony, and a Closing Ceremony. Click here to view the ceremony dates and times.

The Moving Wall Project is seeking volunteers who are interested in providing security, guidance, and emotional support to visitors during the duration of its visit at Pride Park. The opportunities are endless for those of you wishing to be involved. If you are interested in volunteering, please follow this link to sign-up: http://vols.pt/KKJTki. Please feel free to share this information with other organizations interested in volunteering at The Moving Wall Project.

For more information about The Moving Wall visiting the City of Taylor Mill, please contact me at 859.581.3234 or via email at gforsyth@taylormillky.gov.

 

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