We are excited to announce The Orange Township Veterans
Memorial is moving forward. Local
Olentangy Orange High School Student, Amelia Dewey, originated the design for
the outdoor memorial. Matt Croghar and
Kyle Benecke, also local Olentangy Orange High School Students, came up with
the theme "Heroes Not Forgotten."
We once again thank all the students who participated in the contest.
The next phase of the project is raising the Funds to
make the memorial a reality. Your
donation will create lasting memory of those who served our Country in Orange
There will be several
ways that individuals and families, organizations and clubs and businesses can donate. There is an option to purchase an engraved
brick that will be placed at the memorial, fund one of several benches that
will surround the memorial, fund one of 6 flag poles located at the memorial,
or simply make a charitable donation.
You may also donate in any increment you would like with
the following two options. A special
fund has been established with the Delaware County Foundation, a non-profit
community foundation that will manage the donations. You can visit them at www.delawarecf.org and click on the PayPal donate button on
the home page. At the end of the process
enter the name of the fund: Orange Township Veterans Memorial. PayPal automatically deducts their fee before
we receive any money. Therefore, if you
have a significant gift, we recommend a check be mailed to the Foundation. Checks should be made payable to the Delaware
County Foundation. Please note Orange
Township Veterans Memorial in the memo line of the check. Gifts should be mailed to Delaware County
Foundation, 3954 N. Hampton Dr. Powell, OH 43065. If you would like to make a donation of
stock, please contact the Foundation at (614) 764-2332.
We really appreciate everyone who has participated so far
and look forward to getting this project underway. Enjoy a video of the memorial by clicking here.
Robert W. Quigley
Orange Township Trustee