Updated 11/24/21
 


 


Click to view the Virtual Meet & Greet

For the past few years, on Veteranís Day, the Kemper Memorial Park Preservation Fund has sponsored a Meet and Greet Event between students and veterans at the Richard M. Kemper Park on the Mamaroneck High School campus. The students benefited tremendously from this event and we hope that the veterans enjoyed it as well. Due to Covid-19, we decided once again to hold the event virtually on our website.

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Mamaroneck High School Veterans Day Ceremony
2021


Lawrence J. Thaul playing Taps by the Richard M. Kemper Memorial

Samantha Moore and Erin Jaeger manned the Clubmobile are sitting on bench dedicated to Anne Kathleen "Kay" Cullen


A miniature Clubmobile model


WWII Red Cross Clubmobiles and Kay Cullen

We recently received a digital book from a gentleman in Spain about the WWII Red Cross Clubmobiles. Kay Cullen, one of the Park's honorees, was serving on one when she was killed in a bomb explosion at the hospital in Belgium where she was staying. He also sent an image of a postcard her group sent the family of one of the soldiers.


The History Channel's series, History's Greatest Mysteries called Expedition Bermuda Triangle
with Laurence Fishburne. Episode 1 of Season 2, has a whole segment
(about 47 minutes in the video)
about George Paonessa with photos of him and the telegram his family received after his death.

 



Stephen Colbert speaks about his uncle 1st Lt. Andrew Edward Tuck II
during a CNN interview on June 6, 2014

Learn more about Andrew Edward Tuck III by clicking his name in the
Profiles of Honorees area of our site



Following the Footsteps of My Father
A touching story about Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds experiences
during The Battle of the Bulge
 



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Medicine Under Canvas is a wonderful video depicting
how the medical units operated during WWII.  It includes
a brief segment about one of our honorees,
Anne Kathleen "Kay" Cullen.
Video made by Dan Ginivan and released by the
University of Kansas Medical Center.

Nurseries


Fund Raising Drive

Our drive to raise the additional funds to achieve our ultimate goal of full restoration and beautification of Kemper Memorial Park is currently underway. We estimate that it will cost approximately $100,000 to accomplish everything we hope to do. While it would be wonderful to receive the entire amount from one magnanimous donor, we would actually prefer numerous donations in much smaller amounts. So, we are attempting to raise $100,000 through five thousand donations of $20 each. More donations will mean that more people care. That is what we hope to see, and that is ultimately what will best ensure Kemper Memorial Parkís longevity. Please consider joining us in our effort to help make Kemper Memorial Park everything it deserves to be.

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Click to read "Calling Their Names" 
A poem written by Jean Kemper in 1943

 

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