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To The Seven Lakes community: Because of the overwhelming support of our community this Wall Of Honor will become a sacred place of remembrance and reflection for veterans, their family and our friends. A filled to capacity reserved seating area of 450 Chairs and throngs of attendees in lawn chairs the crowd was estimated to be in excess of 700.
Many thanks to Seven Lakes News the Board of Directors, Victoria Levinger, Ed Hill, Gayle Mace, Tom Elliott and Sam Ransdell both of which are Army Veterans-for their efforts in putting this glorious day together and all the volunteers that made this possible. We will continue this project adding members of the community that were not recognized in this first phase.
Also the Parachute Team, LCM Tim Winn and the Union Pines HS Color Guard, Singers Rose Young, Rodney Godwin, Bob Wetherbie, Boyscouts Troop # 98, Emma Taylor Jr. Miss Dance Queen 2021, Rob, Brenda and Logan Sarlo of Silly Hoppers Rental, Corona Tooters band, bagpiper JV Hudson, Seven Lakes Kiwanis, Amy Hill, Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 966 for their donation of the granite bench and Sandhills Winery for hosting the concert.
Bob Van Houten owner of BVH construction for donating the beautiful brick surround that houses the black granite supplied by Custom Monument Company.
And all of our speakers that honored the names enshrined on the Wall of Honor, Tom Elliott, Jack Bergquist, David Zmiewsky, Kirsty Gilpin, Scott Birdsell, Brian Brech, Tim Read, Robin Foskey and Neil Copeland with a moving tribute to the War Dog, Pepper.
Thanks so much for letting us know that you loved the event. Like the NFL Quarterbacks say “it was a team effort” A truly collaborative effort with all of the volunteers.
“THIS MEMORIAL ID DEDICATED TO THE VETERANS OF SEVEN LAKES WHOM HAVE PLACED THEIR LIVES ON THE LINE TO THEIR COUNTRY AND DESERVE TO BE RECOGNIZED AND REMEMBERED FOR THEIR COMMITMENT”
Seven Lakes Wall Of Honor Inc