July 27, 2019
Press: Open to the Press
Approx Arrival Time: Afternoon: 4:45 pm Executive Director Jon Weiler on site at noon
Interviews: Tom and Executive Director Jon Weiler will be available
We will be celebrating the 100th Birthday of the American Legion with the people and friends of Richland Center. Richland Center is home to the first “Purple Heart City” and we will be spending some time to honor the fine work that they have done and visit the Flag Park.
- 4:15 Highground Executive Director Jon Weiler meet & greet with veterans
- 4:30 Tom arrives on site – meet & greet with veterans
- 5:30 Cake Cutting Ceremony with all past Commanders & formal Stone Dedication for POW/MIA Jackson (Korean War) conducted by his stone and the Purple Heart Stone with full military honors.
- After ceremony conclusion – Press interviews with Tom, Jon
There will be no 21-mile ride for this event, the next 21 Mile Ride will come in at La Crosse.