Groundbreaking for Carol Stream’s Veterans Memorial Plaza is scheduled for Friday, September 21, with a ceremony at 4:00 pm. Join the Veterans Memorial Plaza Task Force, the Park District Board, Mayor Saverino and friends at the Ross Ferraro Town Center, corner of Gary Avenue and Lies Road, Carol Stream, to share in this highly anticipated event.
The Veterans Memorial Plaza Task Force and the entire community have been working diligently since May of 2016 to raise funds for the Carol Stream Veterans Memorial Plaza. Enough funds have been raised to begin construction. Equipped with gold shovels, the Task Force will break ground on the Gary Avenue side of Town Center, near the archway.
“After over two years of hard work by hundreds of people and companies, the Village, as a whole, should be proud of their accomplishment of honoring their Veterans as we participate in the upcoming groundbreaking for our new Veterans Memorial Plaza,” stated Carol Stream VFW Commander Jim Benzin. “On behalf of myself, the Veterans and their families, thank you; and please continue to help in our fundraising efforts.”
All are welcome to join the Veterans Memorial Plaza Task Force on this memorable occasion. Members of the Task Force include Veterans from the Carol Stream VFW and American Legion, Trustees of the Village of Carol Stream, Board Members and staff of the Carol Stream Park District, and many volunteers.