AITKIN — The Aitkin Area Persian Gulf support group is asking for donations to support a memorial that would be placed in front of the Aitkin County Courthouse honoring past, present and future veterans. The memorial would be inscribed by Tim Kostal with the Crosby Monument Company.
The memorial will cost $12,000 and Aitkin County has a fund that will take care of the landscaping, lighting and sidewalk. Any individual or group who donates $250 or more will have their names inscribed on the back of the granite memorial. Donations can be mailed to: Aitkin Area Persian Gulf support group, attention Carroll and Joy Janzen, 36208 Deer St., Aitkin, MN 56431.
The support group would like to have the memorial in place by July 1.