David R. Craig

County, city donate $20,000 to Havre de Grace Gold Star Families memorial

County, city donate $20,000 to Havre de Grace Gold Star Families memorial

The Havre de Grace Mayor and City Council held a brief check presentation ceremony Tuesday for the city’s planned Gold Star Family Memorial Monument.

Mayor William Martin presented a check for $10,000 in city funds, and Harford County Executive Barry Glassman presented $10,000 from the county, both to support fundraising efforts to design and build the monument. An additional $868 was raised by selling tickets to the city’s oyster feast.

“We’re very excited about this coming to fruition,” Martin said.

Planned in Concord Point Park near the lighthouse, the purpose of the Gold Star Families Memorial Monument is to honor Gold Star Families who have lost a loved on in...

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