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The Womens Club and The Vet’s Memorial

Our Memorial sign is a tribute to all the men and women who serve and have served our nation and communities. It was originally dedicated in 1991 by the Womens Club of Paxton. In the midst of Operation Desert Storm The Women club decided a there was a need for a Memrial to honor all

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Flag Raisng Ceremony 2009

At last the big day had arrived and we wanted everything to be perfect. We rented a small canopy and chairs in case folks needs to get out of the weather.               And slowly the folks started to show up, including some visitors from out of town who were

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The Rebuild 2009

Published by in Veterans on June 8th, 2019

After removing the old sign and coming up with a new design, the idea was taken to Tommy at Signs and Designs in Paxton. New panels were purchased  and the panel braces were repainted. While Les Mathews and Mark Marshall repainted the panels and metal panel covers, Tommy began the hard task of putting on

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Part 2 2009 to Present

Published by in Veterans on May 28th, 2019

In 2009 after 20 years of Building, maintaining and rebuilding the Memorial sign, the Women’s  club asked the Paxton city council if they were wililng to take over the sign  as they were no longer able to do so. The city agreed to take the sign over but decided it was best to tear it

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Free Chicago Museum Days – Summer 2015 {and Free Printable Calendar}

Chicago has some amazing museums so why not spend summer break exploring all that they have to offer? Admission can get expensive, so here’s a list of days that local museums, zoos, and gardens offer free admission. Please keep in mind that most free days only apply to Illinois residents with valid identification and only apply

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Spring Forward!!

Just a reminder that this Sunday, March 8th, Daylight Savings Time begins!  Don’t forget to spring forward at 2:00 am and turn you clocks ahead an hour! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

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