History and background
behind the Skagit County
In January of 2016, the Board of County Commissioners signed a resolution designating 1.2 acres of parkland in honor of Skagit County Veterans. Shortly after the resolution was signed, a groundswell of community members began assembling plans for constructing a picnic shelter, restroom facility, veterans plaza, and trail system.
While plans were being laid for the design and funding of the facility, the Sedro-Woolley Rotary and a legion of veterans broke ground to build the first feature of the new Veterans Park. Skagit County Parks and Recreation provided plans for the picnic shelter and Veterans Park volunteers began construction. On Veterans Day weekend of 2016, a resolution was signed by the Board of County Commissioners officially dedicating and naming the new shelter in honor of US Air Corps Veteran Vern Sims.
VETERANS RECOGNITION NAME PLATES
The Veterans Recognition Name Plates are 2″ by 6″ stainless steel name plates that will be engraved and permanently mounted to the placard. Each placard will hold 63 veteran name plaques. Currently there will be four placards on the North and Sound ends of the Plaza. Memorializing each veteran for the community to come and honor.
If you would like to download a form and send in a check to the below PO Box, that is welcome as well.
Please mail checks and form to this PO Box:
PO Box 778, Sedro Woolley, WA 98284