Topic: Levin Cenotaph Update
Adopt an Anzac is raising funds to update the memorial in the Levin Public Gardens. Will you help us raise $100,000?
Adopt an Anzac wants to add four plaques on two curved walls behind the cenotaph in the Levin Public Gardens which will include the names of local men who died in World War I I as well as men from the Boer War, World War I and the Korean War who are not recorded on any local memorial.
The landscaping of the area with a sloping lawn and tiered steps to the base of the cenotaph and a new poppy box memorial plaza are also part of the project.
Adopt an Anzac, a small group of just seven people, need to raise $100,000 for the work and an appeal for donations of cash, materials or labour has been launched in Levin's chronicle newspaper.
The Chronicle also got behind the appeal in 1920 when 1000 pounds was sought to build the World War I cenotaph in the gardens.
Donations can be left at the Chronicle office, Bristol Street, Levin or the Westpac Bank in Levin. They will be acknowledged unless the donor wants to remain anonymous.
Adopt an Anzac is also applying to charities and other organisations for funding.
The project is supported by the Horowhenua District Council.
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