Veterans Memorial Plaza gets green light from WF City Council

Years of dedication to fundraising and honoring veterans in Texoma is finally paying off.

“Now we know it’s really going to happen. We’ve been at this for five, six years now to get enough donations to make it happen. So we’re very excited to see it finally come to fruition,” Lake Wichita Revitalization Committee Chairman David Coleman said.

The Lake Wichita Revitalization Committee now sees the light at the end of that six-year tunnel.

“We’ve had a lot of members on the Lake Wichita Committee that have been there for years and kept their optimism up. You know just says we need to keep pushing and keep pushing and that’s what we’ve done and so it’s very gratifying to get to the point where we can build the plaza,” Coleman said.

Even with plans changing, the committee never wavered, and now the city is rewarding that with a unanimous City Council approval and a contractor selected. Now it’s only a matter of time.

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