MISSION HONORED: DREAM ACHIEVED
A Community Celebration for the Dedication of the Veterans Wall of Honor
May 18, 2011 (Alpine) -- Fernando Gonzalez volunteered to be the general contractor for the Veterans Wall of Honor, and couldn't be happier with the results. "This is a beautiful symbol of respect and honor for those who have sacrificed for our country in the armed services. The vision is perfect ,the commitment of the community is fantastic, and I am so proud to contribute a small part. It's my best project ever!"
The wall of honor will be dedicated on May 30, 2011 at the Alpine Community Center.
As the general contractor, Gonzalez said, "It's definitely been an honor. I did it for the veterans. I wasn't able to be a veteran. The men and women who sacrificed for us deserve our best."
And the best they will get. The wall surrounds a centuries old oak tree, representing the strength of our veterans, and the power of love for them. Each name on the wall will be engraved on black granite tiles, creating a place of peace and reflection, a permanent tribute to their courage and sacrifice for freedom.
Dan Foster, Chairman of the Wall of Honor Committee, said, "Fernando has worked hard to make this dream come true. It's a lot more than construction; it's our blood, sweat and tears in every brick and every tile. Fernando represents the spirit of the comminity -- everyone pulling together to honor our veterans."