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June 16, 2019

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Mike Secord of U.P. Engraving adds 12 names of veterans to the Wilderness Veterans Memorial in Presque Isle May 16. The memorial now has 461 names on it. The cost to have a name engraved is $300.
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Mike Secord of U.P. Engraving adds 12 names of veterans to the Wilderness Veterans Memorial in Presque Isle May 16. The memorial now has 461 names on it. The cost to have a name engraved is $300.
6/11/2019 7:30:00 AM
Names added to Wilderness Veterans Memorial
New website to go live, memorial maintenance fundraising continues

The Wilderness Veterans Memorial Flame in Presque Isle was dedicated in October 2017 but the most recent engraving of veterans' names was completed May 16.

Wilderness Veterans Memorial Flame Foundation president Larry Gorrilla said 12 names were added, bringing the current total to 461 names on the memorial.

Nearly two years after the memorial's dedication, fundraising continues for maintenance of the monument.

Gorrilla said the goal for the maintenance fund is $200,000, roughly half of which has been raised.

A centerpiece of this year's fundraising effort is a dinner to be held Oct. 19 at Camp Jorn in Manitowish Waters.

Gorrilla said tickets for the dinner, to be called the "Wilderness Memorial Dinner," will go on sale in July.

"'Keep the flame lit' is the theme for the dinner," he said.



New website

Gorrilla also noted that an updated, more user-friendly website was set to go live June 10.

In addition to the information on veterans who have their names on the memorial, he said there will be pictures of the construction and dedication.

"There will be pictures taken on Memorial Day, 2019," Gorrilla said. "The website will be continually updated as we move along."

He said the calendars on the website will also contain information about different events the Presque Isle American Legion post will be involved in as well.

"The Fourth of July, the corn roast and the bingo nights," Gorrilla said.

For further information on how to enshrine a veteran on the Wilderness Memorial in Presque Isle, visit www.wildernessvetsmemorial.org. or call 715-686-2517.





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