Danville calls for donations to complete Vets Hall Comments on Stories, posted by Editor, Danville Weekly Online, on Nov 19, 2011 at 1:58 pm
Mayor Karen Stepper is helping to spearhead a fundraising drive, which aims to raise $1.4 million for the building, and hopes to reach much of the goal at a pre-opening gala event scheduled for Dec. 3 at the Danville Town Hall.
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Posted by TL Nelson, a resident of the Danville neighborhood, on Nov 19, 2011 at 1:58 pm
I still think that the sacrifice of our heritage trees for a few more square feet of floor space was the wrong decision. I don't plan to ever set foot in this building .. the loss to the community was far beyond the value it brings.
Posted by Ralph N. Shirlet, a resident of another community, on Nov 19, 2011 at 4:48 pm
If all the unnecessary veterans our country created since Viet Nam came together and raised the $8.5 million, do you think we could simply tear the Vets Hall down and plant Redwood Trees as part of a "reflection area" in Old Town? Simply imagine the greater purpose of being able to sit quietly in a Redwood Grove and consider "What the Hell were we doing in someone else's country anyway?
Too obvious a question? Did Walnut Creek get it right by tearing down the sad memories left unanswered in their Veterans' Hall?