Home Local News Dedication for Sculpture of Disabled Soldier and Service Dog Being Held November 9th at Downtown Sulphur Springs Veterans Memorial

Dedication for Sculpture of Disabled Soldier and Service Dog Being Held November 9th at Downtown Sulphur Springs Veterans Memorial

by Front Porch News

 

 

The Hopkins County Veterans Memorial Committee will hold a very important dedication ceremony on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 4:00pm in the Veterans Memorial courtyard in Sulphur Springs, Texas to unveil the life-sized bronze sculpture of a disabled soldier and his service dog, entitled FREEDOM IS NEVER FREE. The sculpture by artist John Parsons of Kansas City, commissioned by the HC Freedom Ball Committee, was sponsored by Mickey McKenzie and family.

Also, the names of Hopkins County Patriots, Killed in Action (KIA), recently engraved on the Memorial Walls will be read aloud, commemorated and dedicated by Veterans of Hopkins County.

Very special guests: Mickey McKenzie and family; and U.S. House of Representatives, Congressman John Ratcliffe, Texas District 4 For more information, please contact: Mandy Kennedy at 903-243-2206

 

Clay rendering of the sculpture.

 

 

 

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