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Memorial starts with $4K

By Staff | Oct 2, 2011

Jerry Johannsen, left, receives a check from Robert Thorson

The Winnebago American Legion made the first official donation to the Winnebago Community Veterans Memorial Tuesday night. Post Commander Robert Thorson presented memorial board member Jerry Johannsen a check for $4,000.

The final cost of the memorial will be $55,000 to $60,000. All funds will be raised through private donations and fundraisers. To see more of this article, see this week’s Register.