Nisei Veterans WWII Memorial Highway Dedication

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Nisei Veterans WWII Memorial Highway Dedication
August 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
A vinyard with Mount Hood in the background on a bright, sunny day. In the top left corner is a prototype of the memorial highway signs. It has a brown background with white lettering: Oregon NIsei Veterans World War 2 Memorial Highway."

This event has is currently at capacity. Unfortunately because of limited capacity for the event, only those who have already received confirmation of their RSVP may attend. Please email or.442.mis.ww2hwy@gmail.com if you’d like to join the waiting list.

Saturday, August 13
1:00-2:30pm

Wy-east Middle School Performing Arts Center
Hood River, OR 97031

We will be honoring our Oregon Nisei WWII vets and unveiling the new Memorial Highway.

The program will include:
-A tribute from former governor Ted Kulongoski
-Tributes from family members of Nisei WWII veterans
-Nisei vets unveiling the memorial signs for the first time
-Portland Taiko performance
-And more!

Would you like to help us complete this memorial project? YOU can help us finish the final mile! We need your support to complete the Oregon Nisei Veterans WWII Memorial Highway signage and host an in-person ceremony.

Donate

Act now: generous donors have offered to match $10,000 of tax deductible donations we receive by Saturday, August 6.

Your contribution will fund four permanent memorial highway signs and a sign unveiling ceremony in Hood River honoring all Oregon Nisei veterans, with special recognition of the few who are still with us.

Details
Date:
August 13
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Venue
Wy-east Middle School Performing Arts Center
3000 Wyeast Rd #8424
Hood River, OR 97031 United States
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