Published on July 14, 2014
Honoring Their Sacrifice Kentucky National Guard Memorial Status Brief as of: 10 July 2014
Mission • To identify Kentucky Guard men and women who died in the line of duty from 1912 to present; • To design, construct and maintain a memorial in their honor --- creating a sacred space for families, friends, and brothers in arms to honor those who have fallen • Educate the public for generations to come about the timeless principles of honor, duty and sacrifice for: home and family; community and Commonwealth; and the nation. 2
The Team • Bender Associates Architects was formed in 2003 by Larry A. Bender for the general practice of Architecture. The firm serves clients in both the public and private sectors and offers experience in many project types. www.benderarch.com • Muldoon Memorials has been selected to do the stonework for the Memorial. If there is a military monument in Kentucky, in nearly every instance Muldoon helped build it. www.muldoonmemorials.com • Sculptor Wyatt L. Gragg of Prospect, KY has been selected to create the center piece of the Memorial – A larger than life rendition of Daniel Boone. Gragg, a renowned sculptor, has more than twenty-three years of design, studio and foundry experience. www.wyattgragg.com 7
8 1/3 Scale Boone Bronze
Boone Foam Armature Chest front being milled
clay going on foam armature
Clay to Foundry Via UPS 11
12 Self Help
Total Project Estimate $ 1,397,661* — $ 1,381,118 Income (+ $1,619,791) Expenses (— $ 238,673) __________ Remaining Estimated Need = $ 16,543 *The total project estimate increased $69,886 from the original estimate of $1,327,775. The original estimate was based on the architect’s opinion of cost from 26 Jan 12. The new estimate of $1,397,661 is based on bid process information. Fiscal Summary 13 As of July 10, 2014
• Letter of Intent Signed with General Contractor – The board has issued a letter of intent with a General Contractor and an agreement will be in place within the next 30 days to begin construction. • Granite for Kentucky shape on Memorial has been ordered – Quarrying process completed and stone is now in Vermont where sawing and shaping to approximate dimensions is expected to begin when the weather permits by the Rock of Ages Corporation • The full-size bronze statue of Daniel Boone has been ordered – Sculptor Wyatt Gragg has completed the process of sculpting the full size clay of Boone. The clay has gone to the foundry where they have begun the process of turning the clay into bronze • Record year – 2013 was a monumental year for the Memorial project, raising just over $268,348 • Foundation funded flag poles and endowed flag & flag lighting replacement for life of the Memorial • Fund raising continues Recent Significant Activity 14
Construction bid process now under way Ground Breaking Memorial Day 2014 15
• 23 Aug - Benefit Concert • 23 Aug - Motorcycle Rally / Ride to Remember • 15 Sep – Benefit Golf Scramble Connemara, Nicholasville • 11 Nov ? - Dedication Planned Significant Activity 16 Kentucky Charitable Gaming License Exemption # EXE0001900
• So far 481 potential names have been discovered that may one day be honored on the • memorial and 207 have been confirmed for inclusion. Research is ongoing for 168. • These numbers reflect only KYNG members who died while in the line of duty from March 19, 1912 to present. Finding the Fallen
Sponsor Recognition 18 Your generosity and patriotism can become an enduring part of the Kentucky National Guard Memorial story. Sponsor names will be displayed prominently and permanently as visitors enter the memorial area.
Join Us • Honor the lives sacrificed for us ALL. Support construction of the Kentucky National Guard Memorial by making your gift today. • Tell others about this opportunity to show their patriotic support for those who have given everything for the citizens of Kentucky. 19 KYNG Memorial Fund, Inc. PO Box 5466, Frankfort, KY 40602-5466 E-Mail firstname.lastname@example.org or 502-330-6358 A recognized 501(c)3 EIN 26-3705273 KY Charitable Gaming License Exemption # EXE0001900
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