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Due to delays in completion of engraving, the Paonia Town Park Coal Miner Revitalization Committee is rescheduling its dedication of the plaza memorial walls. from Memorial Day to the annual Cherry Days Festival scheduled for July 4-6. 

The delay provides an opportunity for additional names to be submitted and engraved prior to installation and dedication of the memorial walls. More than 100 submissions have already been made and eight of the 11 panels filled. Deadline for submission is June 14. Once the dedication is complete, additional names may be added depending on availability of space. Names will be added twice a year, in fall and spring. 

Those interested in submitting a name can contact Paonia Town Hall at 527-4101. More information, a flyer, can be found at www.townofpaonia.com/town-park-memorial-wall-coming-soon/.