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Marks Another Milestone - Land is Now Owned Outright
National Vietnam War Museum is pleased to announce its "mortgage
burning party." Exactly one year to the day after closing on the
12-acre parcel in Mineral Wells, the property is now owned debt-free,
by the Museum.
Friends of the Museum organization is sponsoring a Bar-B-Q at the Museum
property to celebrate the "mortgage burning". The land was
paid for thanks to the generous donations of the "Honorary Landowners"
of the Museum and this dinner will be a chance to recognize and reward
the honorary landowners as well as enjoy some fellowship and good food.
party is scheduled to begin at 11:00 am on Saturday May 13, 2000 at
the Museum site (12685 Mineral Wells Hwy), adjacent to the Rails to
Trails Bridge just east of the Mineral Wells city limits. In the event
of inclement weather, the celebration will be moved to the American
Legion on the west side of Mineral Wells.
is a scheduled, free USO show that will be followed by barbecued brisket
and beans for the first 250 people making a donation of $10.00 (landowners
meals are free). There will be a number of invitees, so for those who
would like to reserve a meal, please send your $10.00 check to the Friends
of the Museum, in care of the Museum, and your ticket will be waiting
for you at the gate.
guest speakers, the USO show, and dinner, the festivities are expected
to wrap up by 3:00 p.m.
your friends and family. Visit the Museum site, talk to members of the
Board of Directors and the Friends, and enjoy a day in the fresh air.
those who wish to make a donation to the Museum, but are unable to attend
the party, checks may be sent to the same address. Please indicate that
it is a donation but that you don't wish to reserve a meal. For those
who wish to be part of the "honorary landowners" program,
please contact the Museum for more information.
National Vietnam War Museum is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization,
incorporated in the State of Texas. The focus of the museum will be
address the full scope of the Vietnam War - the participants, the root
causes, the after effects - in an honest, and unbiased manner. The plans
call for a world-class facility that will create an atmosphere of learning
to engage people of all ages, nationalities, and political points of
view. To learn more about the efforts to establish The National Vietnam
War Museum, visit the office in the Mineral Wells airport, write them
at P.O. Box 146, Mineral Wells, TX 76449-0146, or visit their web site
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