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Fund drive begins for Windom Veterans Memorial

After months of research and planning, Marv Grunig’s hopes for a highly visible Windom Area Veterans Service Memorial now gets put to a test — a donation test.

Tax-free donations can begin immediately for the project. The official donation site is a project fund recently approved by the Windom Area Foundation board.

Any donation targeted for the memorial will funnel directly into the project (not the Foundation’s current endowment fundraiser).

Grunig, a city councilman, says donations make up 100% of the project’s funds — meaning the project’s success hinges on donations.

Here are two options for donating:
• Mail a check marked “Veterans Memorial donation” payable to Windom Area Foundation, P. O. Box 351, Windom, MN, 56101.
• For the Foundation’s online giving link, go to Facebook and find “Windom Area Foundation.” After clicking on the link, select the Veterans Memorial Fund.

For more on this story, see the Nov. 10 edition of the Cottonwood County Citizen and Citizen eEdition.

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