Wisconsin Vietnam Veterans Memorial Project, Inc.

Our Country's Premier Manned Veterans Park

Our Mission Is Healing & Education

A Place For All Of Us

 
 

 

Winter Bowl          and           Eagle Raffle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thank you

Bowling Sponsors!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The list of Amazing Prizes and Silent Auction Items Keeps Growing!!!

Here's a look at some of the awesome items:

 

58” SANYO LED TV !!

TWO  3-day TICKETS TO COUNTRY JAM!

2014 GREEN BAY PACKER COLLECTORS SERIES BALL

HO-CHUNK CASINO BLACK RIVER FALLS GAMING PACKAGE  

ARTWORK

ANTIQUE WOVEN BASKETS

MILITARY MEMORABILIA

WOLF PATTERN METAL ART

COLLECTIBLE SPORTS PLAQUES

GIFT CERTIFICATES TO LOCAL BUSINESSES

ROGERS CINEMA THEATRE MOVIE PASSES

……….AND MORE!!                  

 

 

 

  

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to see all these great sponsors--

--so far

 

 

 

 

 

If you

would like

to be a

Sponsor for the 2015 Winter Bowl,

please contact Theresa at The Highground.

 

 

   

 

Maggie Mae Tickets on Sale

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NEW Persian Gulf Raffle Drawing

 

New Raffle from The Wisconsin Persian Gulf Committee

$10.00 per ticket

only

400 tickets to be sold

Drawing: January 17, 2015

 

2014 Honoring Our Veterans Raffle

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Congratulations Winners:

 

Quilt:  Rebecca Anason, Neillsville, WI
Inlaid Eagle:  Sherry Slinger, Randolph, WI
Carved Antler:  Gary Weirauch, Neillsville, WI
Motorcycle:  Susan Fox, Elk Mound, WI

 

2014 Goals
PTSD Information

 

PTSD: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder—affects many of the veterans today. A “magic” number we think of at The Highground is twenty.  For every person killed in the current war, there are twenty that come back home suffering from PTSD.  They are MIA (Missing in America). Missing an arm, a leg, body part or part of their psyche, they no longer are the same person as before they went to war.

The Highground Gift Shop and Information Center has three wonderful books that are given to those who visit that would benefit from this information.  They are:

Souled Out: A Memoir of War and Inner Peace by Michael S. Orban

Courage After Fire by Keith Armstrong; Suzanne Best; Paula Domenici

Tears of A Warrior by Janet J. Seahorn and E. Anthony Seahorn

If you, or someone you know, may be suffering from PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) or if you are not sure if you have this, please come to The Highground to get a book and compare your story to the author’s story. For more assistance, you can also call on the Tomah VA’s program call at 608-372-1651.

 

 
 
Military Working Dog Tribute
   

Military Working Dog Tribute

 

     The June, 2014, National Geographic magazine, has an article titled “Hero Dogs”.  The article explains the training and tour of duty of Marine Corporal Jose Armenta and his German Shepherd,  Zenit in Afghanistan.  Within the next few weeks several copies of this magazine will be available at the Highground Learning Center library. 

     Should you wish additional information on the Military Working Dog tribute please contact the Highground               via 715 -743-4224 or e-mail them at highgrnds@tds.net

 

   

 

Click here to see prior information

about Military Working Dogs

   

 

Other events happening for Veterans
   

 

 

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IMPORTANT

NOTICES

-Look for Details on Website

--Volunteer Appreciation

        Luncheon Rescheduled

--Winter Bowl will include Eagle Raffle and 

        New Photo Contest

--Maggie Mae Tickets on Sale December 1st
 

Latest Forum Posts

 

Thank you to many at Buggs Bar

Posted: 10/16/2014

One more year--one more Highground benefit at Buggs Place in South St. Paul, MN. I would like to thank all by name but I just can't, do to the fact it's too long of a list. I'm very proud of all who donated, all who spent their money at the benefit, and the people who volunteer their time, we all worked very hard!! The benefit bake sale, poker runs,-- all of it helped raise the funds we donated to The Highground. We did a road trip today to drop off the donation check,it was a good day.

 

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The Highground

W7031 Ridge Road

Neillsville, WI  54456

Phone:  (715) 743 - 4224

Gift Shop/Information Center

Open Daily-Year Around

10:00am – 5:00pm

 

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2015 Legacy Stone Placements

 

Accepting Applications Now

for April-October, 2015.

 

Date
Remaining
Time
 
Available.
 
April 18 
16 spots
1:00 p.m.
May 16
6 spots
1:00 p.m.
June 13
0 spots
1:00 p.m.
July 11

17 spots

9:30 a.m.
August 1

22 spots

9:30 a.m.
Sept. 12
3 spots
1:00 p.m.
October 3
22 spots
9:30 a.m.
October 3
21 spots
2:00 p.m.

 

Legacy Stones are 12" x 12" x 2" grey granite squares that represent one of the main means for meeting the operating and maintainence costs of The Highground Veterans Memorial Park.  For a $435 donation, families and organizations may place a stone on the West Walkway, contribute material toThe Registry, and participate in the 90- minute ceremony.  We call Legacy Stones living tributes because they are meant to honor special people in our lives including veterans and nonveterans, living or passed.

 

2015 Meditation Stone Placements

 

Now accepting applications for September 12, 2015 Ceremony

Meditation Stones are engraved 12”x12” x2” solid red granite stones. They are placed annually in the floor of the Meditation Garden picnic shelter, therefore, limited in number.  The donation of $500 helps maintain the Meditation Garden’s four rooms for visitors to reflect and meditate.

 

2015 Korean Stone Placement

 

We are accepting applications now for June 13, 2015's ceremony!!

13 Spots

Available Remaining

Korean Tribute Stones stand apart from Legacy and Meditation Stones in two ways.


1. They are a polished black granite stone, 8”x12”x1.25”, with white lettering.


2. Korean Tribute Stones are place vertically on the face of rice paddies or the inside walkway wall into the Tribute.


“The number of Stones available are limited by the area of placement.  The Rice Paddies have been sold out and we have opened Phase II.  There are approximately only 177 spots available for stones here.  A donation of $575 helps The Highground maintain the upkeep of this tribute to the “Forgotten War”.

 

Persian Gulf Honor Stones

 

Accepting application now for upcoming placement ceremonies.

Next Placement date: 
May 16, 2015
9:30am

Persian Gulf Honor stones will form the floor of The Bootprint Tribute. They are limited by the space The Bootprint allows. (930)  Donations of $600 will secure your space in The Bootprint Tribute. 

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