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Rotary club helps Veterans bring memorial wall to the Valley

Pictured from left are Imperial Valley Breakfast Rotary Club President Georgene Kelley-Rondero, VFW Post 9305 veterans Rick Ruane, Jesse Chavarria and Thomas Henderson, and Paige Lovitt, club liaison and committee chair.

Mobile Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall coming to El Centro in 2020

El Centro, Calif. (KYMA, KWST, KECY) - The Imperial Valley Breakfast Rotary presented veterans with a check to bring the Mobile Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall to the valley.

The $6,350 dollar check was given to the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 9305 of the Imperial Valley.

"The money will help bring the moving Vietnam Wall to Bucklin Park in 2020," the Rotary says in a Facebook post.

The Mobile Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall will be on display March 26-30 2020, at Bucklin Park in El Centro.

The wall is a half-scale size tribute monument of the Vietnam war memorial in Washington, D.C.

For More information, visit avwall.org.

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Ericka Conant

Ericka Conant has served as a Digital Content Producer since October 2019. Originally from El Centro, she calls the Desert Southwest her home.

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