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Monument to be dedicated in Marengo

Published: Tuesday, July 2, 2013 2:30 p.m. CST

MARENGO – Members of the community, and especially area veterans, are invited to the dedication of a Purple Heart Monument on Thursday in Calvin Spencer Park.

Jacob Olbrich, an Eagle Scout candidate with Marengo Boy Scout Troop 163, raised more than $6,000 to erect the monument.

The Marengo American Legion Post 192 will dedicate the monument at 10 a.m. Thursday at the park, 351 Hale St.

For information, call Kelly Olbrich at 815-560-7716.

– Northwest Herald

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