Iraq and Afghanistan vets monument to be installed in Andover

Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record

Names of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans are now being received for a new monument honoring them in Andover.  Persons wanting a name listed on this memorial should contact Judy Olson at 309 521-8456 or  The cost is $75 if submitted before April 1, and $150 after that date.  The monument will be placed in the Veterans' Memorial Garden and Aisle of Flags at the Andover Lake Park.

The new monument will be dedicated on Sunday, June 8, during Andover's "More Fun on 81" Festival.    The dedication will be held during a "Salute to Veterans" service at 10:30 a.m.  Also that morning, there will be a community worship service at 9 o'clock and a biscuits and gravy breakfast served from 7 - noon.