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All Veterans Museum celebrates first anniversary

All Veterans Memorial president Jeff Siebert, at left, presents Joe Markell of Park Rapids the quilt that he won Sept. 11. The raffle raised $1,000 for the All Veterans Memorial. The quilt was donated by Quilts of Valor, a group of women that provides quilts to retired veterans. For more information about Quilts of Valor, contact LuVerne Yocum at 732-9036. (Submitted photo)

The All Veterans Memorial celebrated the first anniversary of the museum's opening on Sept. 11. Lunch was served and the museum was open for touring.

The organization is a group of citizens striving to maintain the memorial and museum, which honors veterans from the area and the U.S. The goal is to educate the public about the military history of the area. For more information or to become involved, contact All Veterans Memorial president Jeff Siebert at 255-0489.

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