Ed vanwinkleThe VanWinkle Family shared Ed VanWinkle’s dream of creating a Veterans Memorial in the Village of Cairo. Ed’s Wife and Son shared Ed’s love of all things military. His hope for a Veteran’s memorial in the Village of Cairo will be assisted by a committee dedicated to create the memorial. Ed was a Korean War veteran, serving in the U.S. Army from Aug. 6, 1951, to Aug. 5, 1959. The VanWinkle family is establishing a project fund through the Cairo Community Foundation to facility tax deductible contributions for this project. A memorial contribution in honor of Ed’s dream will be made by Ed’s family to start the fund. If you would like to participate in the development of this project by participating on the development committee please contact Charity Adams at 308-379-9119.  If you feel the desire to contribute the this incredible project please send your donation to Cairo Community Foundation, PO Box 603, Cairo, NE 68824.  You may also leave a donation at the Village of Cairo office.  You financial contribution through the Foundation is tax deductible. You may also donate online using your credit or debit card via Paypal.

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