Conestee Park – The Korean War Veterans Foothills Chapter of SC #301 are making improvements at the new Korean War Veterans Memorial in Conestee Park, 840 Mauldin Rd., Greenville. Enhancing the memorial is an Honors Walkway of engraved brick pavers with the names of veterans of all branches of service from 3 other wars and from 5 different states. To compliment their senior members and guests the memorial committee has installed an alphabetical directory to show where each brick is located.
Pictured after installing the directory are Memorial Committee members, L-R Dean Howell, Jerry Lunsford, Lew Perry.
The Honors Walkway is open to anyone who wishes to Honor an active duty member of the military, a veteran, family member or friend. The cost of a single engraved brick with 3 lines is $50.00 or $75.00 for a double brick with 6 lines. Brick forms are available from any Foothills Chapter member or by mail or email from committee Chairman Lew Perry, 864-574-5569.
The Foothills Chapter of SC #301 is a member of the National Korean War Veterans Assoc. Inc.(KWVA). If you have ever served in Korea from 1945 to the present, (or outside of Korea June 25, 1950 to January 31,1955) you are qualified for membership and welcome to join. The Foothills Chapter meets each month, except July, on the second Thursday at 12:30 pm at the Golden Corral, Cherrydale Point, 3240 N. Pleasantburg Dr.,Greenville, SC.