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Groundbreaking ceremony for fallen firefighter memorial held by Leadership Belton

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Posted at 3:17 PM, Apr 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-03 15:20:09-04

Members of Leadership Belton broke ground on a new monument meant to honor past, present and fallen firefighters. But, it is still in need of some major funding.

Leadership Belton is spearheading the project with the support of the local chamber and other city officials. 

The monument will be outside one of the city's fire stations when enough money is raised. 

The group hopes people join them in remembering the service and dedication of first responders in Belton and all over the country. 

"Right now, we're still seeking donations. Our goal is to raise $10,000, so we're a little under halfway there, and we hope by June 1 to start the project," Julie Escamilla said.

If you would like to donate to the memorial, you can find out how to do so here.

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