EDGAR COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — Rebecca Hanner of the Chrisman Veteran’s Monument Foundation joined us to discuss their upcoming Jeep and Bike Run.
This foundation was started on 8/17/2016 for the sole purpose to honor all Veterans in the Chrisman area.
To date the committee along with the community raised 75% of the funding for this amazing monument.
A grant for $10,000 was presented from the Edgar County foundation for completion.
At the present time the monument has been placed and has 896 names of local Veterans.
The foundation will be having a Jeep and Bike run on Saturday July 21, 2018 to raise money for the maintenance and upkeep of the monument.
At 9 am The Edgar County Foundation will make the presentation of the check. At 10 am the run will start registration and will leave by 11 am.