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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Arts & Culture, Museums

Mission: Mission Statement The Veteran’s Museum of the Mid-Ohio Valley is a non-profit organization whose mission is to preserve, promote, and protect the legacy and dignity of our West Virginia veterans through public displays. Furthermore, we are here to educate the public, especially our youth, to teach of the sacrifices made by the men and women of our Armed Forces. Purpose The purpose of the Veteran’s Museum of the Mid-Ohio Valley is to focus first on Veterans of the United States military that fought in all wars from World War I to the present. The museum will be both educational and to remind visitors of the past military history of this country and what the men and women in the military service have done to keep the United States a free nation, and to help promote tourism in the Mid-Ohio Valley.

Target demographics: Veterans and family members of veterans, our youth and the public, to teach them of the sacrifices made by the men and women of our Armed Forces,

Geographic areas served: Wood, Wirt, Pleasants, Ritchie, and Jackson County WV and Washington County OH

Programs: Family Support Program Docent Scholarship Program, Medal Replacement Program, Veterans Brick Memorial “Stepping Stones of Honor”

Community Stories

2 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

1

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I build the Wall of Honor for the museum. Help set up displays. Greeted vistors and gave tours. Interviewed veterans from WWII

3

Board Member

Rating: 5

A very good display for such a small museum, knowledgeable docents enrich the experience. Respectful use of donated materials. Good recognition of all Veterans.