Ads, guards sought for moving memorial wall
THARPTOWN - Local organizers of a visit by the Vietnam Memorial Moving Wall later this year continue to seek help from local businesses and residents.
Advertising is sought to help pay for a program. Ads cost $25 for a quarter page, $50 for a half page and $100 for a full page. Each visitor to the wall will receive a program.
To schedule an ad, call 570-648-3181 by April 1.
The wall will be at the playground/soccer field complex in Tharptown May 29 to June 2. It is a half-size replica of the Washington, D.C., Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Two moving walls travel the nation from April through November, spending about a week at each site.
Also, local organizers recently announced that shuttle buses will be provided for those from the Shamokin and Coal Township areas wishing to visit the wall. More details will be provided closer to the date.
Volunteers are still be sought to stand as honor guards at the wall for one hour. Guards will be at the wall 24 hours a day. Call Sol Bidding at 570-274-5298 for more information.