Oregon Parks and Recreation Department awarded four grants totaling $169,671 for projects across the state that create or preserve memorials to veterans or wars. Awards range from $12,552-$57,919.
Funded projects include:
- Install a memorial at City Hall in Aumsville.
- Phase two of the memorial in Happy Valley.
- Development of a new memorial park in Philomath.
- Enhance the flag site with a memorial at the cemetery in Prairie City.
This competitive grant program was created by the Oregon legislature in 2005. Applicants must be local or tribal governments and the memorial must be on public land.