Sleepy Eye hosts Veterans Park dedication
SLEEPY EYE-The new Veterans Park will be dedicated at 7 p.m., Friday, July 4 on Main Street, downtown Sleepy Eye.
The Sleepy Eye Servicemen’s Club will sell flags at cost. The public is encouraged to bring chairs and blankets to sit on in the park that includes military flags, a KIA (Killed In Action) Memorial Wall, tables, benches and a sprinkling system.
More than 80 businesses and individuals contributed about $70,000 for park completion, Sleepy Eye Economic Development Authority (EDA) Coordinator Kurk Kramer said.
The Leavenworth Lucky Clovers 4-H Club will maintain the park. Landscaping was done by Stephen Joyce as an Eagle Scout Project and other students.