PRESS RELEASE – The 30th Armored Brigade (Sep) Association will hold a dedication ceremony at Pringles Park on Tuesday, April 12th at 4:00 PM for a monument dedicated to the “Children of Tennessee’s Fallen Warriors.” This bronze statue, depicting two patriotic children climbing a mountain will be placed at the front gate of Pringles Park.
The statue represents all children of all wars and conflicts of Tennessee Warriors who have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving in America’s Armed Forces. The mountain represents the special and unique challenges these children will face as a result of their parent/or parents ultimate sacrifice for Tennessee and their country.
There will be many members of our current Armed Forces and civilian dignitaries present for the dedication.
The Brigade Association has commissioned the Randolph Rose Company of Yonkers, New York to construct this inspiring statue. The Association is proud to sponsor this project through their continuing Soldier Support Program. Contributions to this project or to the Soldier Support Program may be mailed to the Brigade Association at P.O. Box 2347 Jackson, TN. 38301, or dropped off at Pringles Park.
The Jackson Generals encourage all fans and media to help support this great cause. Media that would like to set up an interview to promote this event can contact Robert Jones at 731-444-0525.
The Jackson Generals are the Double-A affiliate of the Seattle Mariners and a member of the Southern League. The 2011 season opens Thursday, April 7 at 7:05 p.m. in Pearl, Miss, against the Mississippi Braves R, an affiliate of the Atlanta Braves. For more information, visit http://www.jacksongeneralsbaseball.com or call (731) 988-5299.