Goals for The Highground for 2013
Persian Gulf Tribute is starting to come together as the committee continues to work on the fund raising program. The road to the Tribute is roughed in and is ready to be used to transport equipment and materials to the site. Once the statues are selected the Board of Directors approves and finalizes the project.
Persian Gulf Tribute funded up to $189,340.00
Watch Persian Gulf link for updates on fundraising
Concrete Accepted bid of $46,200.00
Start time: Waiting for selection of granite to match concrete
Electrical Accepted bid of $17,000.00
Start Time: When concrete is started
The Learning Center Library has been an outstanding addition to the Center. We would like to see the Library brought up to the standards of a normal library by adding a computer system.
Computer system for library lending cost approx. $3300.00
Start Time: When funds available
White Spruce replacement $79.99
Start Time: Ten more replacements are needed
Sprinkler System for Learning Center would conserve water and electricity if an automated system were in place. Bid: $5600
Start time: When funds are available
Picnic area learning/educational shelter will be built in the spring. Funding was obtained through the Cummins Grant’s matching funds.
Start Time: Spring 2013
Timberframe roof: Funding obtained
Start Time: February 2013 (contractor’s date)
Military Dog/Handler Tribute has been moving forward with the formulation of the committee, a presence on the website, Forum notices and various contacts by the committee members.
Funded up to $4065
Start Time: Upon Board of Directors approval and funding
Plaza walls are deteriorating with the Wisconsin weather. The walls running out to the peak of the plaza, along the walkways are needing some care to stop the cracking. Material will be applied to the walls to stop the damage.
Costs involved: $3800
Start Time: When weather permits (50 degrees+)