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Phone: (860) 291-9666
P. O. Box 310516
Newington
Connecticut 06131
USA
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Target demographics: maintain the National Iwo Jima Memorial

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Help inform others about the Iwo Jima Memorial and our Mission by manning an information table. Also help maintain the Monument by helping with projects at the park such as painting, raking or trimming. Edit videos or photos of park events and post them to the internet. Write a review of events at the park. Help setup and take down during park events and ceremonies.

Geographic areas served: Connecticut

Programs: Annual patriotic ceremonies to remember and honor our veterans. Annual events that promote education and honor. Iwo Jima Survivors Victory Ride, Flag Day Open House, VJ Day Candlelight Ceremony of Remembrance.

Mission:
The Iwo Jima Memorial Historical Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization which supports the mission started by the Iwo Jima Survivors Association. It works to maintain the National Iwo Jima Memorial located on the New Britain-Newington town line in Connecticut. It also serves to educate the public about the battle of Iwo Jima and to pay tribute to the men who fought and died there.
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We have posted 100 flag units around the park on the new fence. Each flag flies in memory of one of the 100 Servicemen from Connecticut that was killed during the Battle of Iwo Jima.

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10/28/14
As the spouse of a Marine, it is very important to share the history and meaning of Marine Service to our country. Recently we had visitors from "across the pond" and this monument was a priority visit during their stay. They were especially impressed and acknowledged the importance of learning ... more »
10/28/14
It is such a pleasure to drive along Rt. 9 in Newington and see this beautiful monument. People don't have to go all the way to Washington, D.C. to see an authentic memorial to Iwo Jima. This monument is a lasting tribute to the brave Connecticut heroes who lost their lives in this battle. It has... more »
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Help inform others about the Iwo Jima Memorial and our Mission by manning an information table. Also help maintain the Monument by helping with projects at the park such as painting, raking or trimming. Edit videos or photos of park events and post them to the internet. Write a review of events at the park. Help setup and take down during park events and ceremonies. Volunteer

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