Programs now out there for section two of Tablets of Honor undertaking

Apps are open for people trying to find to have a veteran in their existence memorialized in Emporia.

With preparations underway for new additions to the Emporia All Veterans Memorial in the coming 12 months, area Veteran Frank Lowery joined KVOE’s Early morning Display Tuesday to focus on some the get the job done that will be ongoing. The updates are component of a collection of park advancements coming to Emporia pursuing acceptance by city commissioners before this month.

The enhancements will contain a new pathway all over the memorial park with the addition of 3 new tablets as portion of period two of the Tablets of Honor task. Lowery says at this time the 12th pill is now complete with tablet 13 halfway filled with names and function on the 14th pill in development.

Lowery states each individual pill has room for 80 names with 880 names already inscribed on the present-day tablets at the memorial. For these trying to get to have a title added to the memorial, Lowery suggests any and all servicemen and servicewomen from any branch of the armed service no matter of the period in which they served are qualified to have their names inscribed.

Those people wishing to have their liked one’s identify engraved on 1 of the tablets can find the application on the internet at

In addition to the new tablets, the task will also see the design of a new walkway all over the park. The complete price tag of the challenge is $130,000.

Added get the job done amongst metropolis parks will include things like the set up of a new playground place at Fremont Park and updates to the recent playground region at East Side Memorial Park.