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Brodeur Memorial Ground Breaking!

We are extremely excited to announce construction of Major David Brodeur Memorial Square has begun!!!!

A formal groundbreaking ceremony was held on Monday, July 1st, 2013 at the future site of Major David Brodeur Memorial Square. On hand to participate in this milestone moment were Major Brodeur’s wife, Susie and their two children, David Jr. and Lizzie as well as other family members, friends, Auburn School Committee members and Major David Brodeur Memorial Foundation members.

Major David L. Brodeur Memorial Square will be formally dedicated at Auburn High School on Saturday, October 19th, 2013. Special thanks to all of our generous and hardworking design team and construction team members.



Once again, we would like to thank the companies below for donating time, resources and their hearts to the construction of the memorial. We couldn’t be where we are today without you!

Brodeur Memorial Plaza: More than Half Way There!

We are happy to announce we have surpassed the half way point of fundraising for the permanent Brodeur Memorial Plaza to be erected at Auburn High School. Since the beginning of the year, when the memorial was approved by the Auburn School Committee, the foundation has been seeking corporate and philanthropic sponsors to underwrite the cost of development.

In addition those sponsors, the organization will be hosting a fund raising event on Thursday, June 20th at Union Station in Worcester. Cost for the event will be $25. The event will showcase the design of the memorial square, as well as be the kick-off event for additional sponsorship opportunities and its Buy-A-Brick program. Bricks can be bought and personalized for $100. All bricks will be inserted into the memorial square. Read more about the evening by clicking here.

The Major David Brodeur Memorial Plaza, designed by Landworks Collaborative of Worcester principal Bob Mulcahy, will initiate construction by the beginning of July. Construction should be completed by August with a formal dedication ceremony on October 19th, 2013 which will coincide with the annual 5K race on October 20th.

We would also like to sincerely thank the companies below for donating time, resources and their hearts to the construction of the memorial:

View the entire press release for this announcement here.

Memorial Square Design Viewing Fundraiser

As part of the on-going effort to raise funds for the construction of The Brodeur Memorial Plaza on the grounds of Auburn High School, the foundation is happy to announce a design viewing fundraiser to be held Thursday, June 20th, 6:30 PM at Worcester’s Union Station.

The viewing will consist of a review of the architectural drawings for the memorial, hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar.

Tickets are $25/ea and all proceeds will be put toward the construction of the memorial.

If you’d like to attend, please RSVP to: BrodeurFoundation@gmail.com by June 14, 2013.

If you’d like to learn more about the memorial’s history and plans, click here to read a description and view initial designs.

The submission deadline for buying a brick and being part of the memorial is September 1, 2013!

To buy a memorial brick and become a lasting part of a memorial to a true hero, please click here to fill out an online form or download a PDF of the form to mail in.

 

 

The Brodeur Memorial Plaza Design

Hey all,

Just wanted to officially post the decision around the Brodeur memorial: The school committee voted unanimously to approve Brodeur Memorial Plaza design!

The final design can be found HERE and be seen in the images below.

Fundraising efforts will be announced shortly in hopes of an October 2013 completion date.

Thanks you all for your continued support!

 

Auburn High To Honor Maj. Brodeur With Square, Monument and Road Naming

After lots of hard work by all parties involved, Auburn High School will Honor Maj. Brodeur with a square, monument and by naming the upper road into the high school after David!

Many thanks to all of those who worked to make this dream a reality.

More details at the links below.

Coverage links:
Telegram & Gazette coverage

Auburn Daily Voice coverage