Malin Awarded $48,000 Grant for Veterans Memorial

 Malin City Sign. (Image Roberto J. Galindo,  Wikipedia )

Malin City Sign. (Image Roberto J. Galindo, Wikipedia)

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Malin has been awarded a grant totaling $48,000 to develop a veterans memorial park from the Heritage and Community Programs of the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. 

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department awarded five grants totaling $150,000 for projects across the state that create or preserve memorials to veterans or wars. Awards range from range from $8,850-$48,000. 

Funded projects include:

  • Documentation and replacement of the terra cotta tile roof of the WWI Dougboy Monument in Astoria. [$17,190]
  • Addition of a memorial wall recognizing veterans from and living Bandon to the existing Coast Guard monument in Bandon. [$37,550]
  • Construction of a memorial to commemorate the service of veterans in Warm Springs. [$8,850]
  • Development of a veterans memorial in Malin. [$48,000]
  • Construction of a memorial to local veterans from WWI to present in Veneta. [$38,416]

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.

For more information on the Veteran and War Memorials grant program, visit www.oregonheritage.org or contact Kuri Gill at Kuri.gill@oregon.gov or 503-986-0685.

Press release provided from the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department.