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Flooring store turns into military museum for Memorial Day

Flooring store turns into military museum for Memorial Day


IT’S JUST A COMMUNITY PROJECT 12:22:55 )) AND WHAT A PROJECT. A BUSINESS IN WILLSHIRE, OHIO, IS GOING FROM A HOME FURNINSHING STORE TO A MUSEUM ALL IN THE NAME OF VETERANS. WILLSHIRE HOME FURNISHINGS HAS TRANSFORMED ITS WALLS TO REMIND PEOPLE OF THE TRUE MEANING OF MEMORIAL DAY. AND SO, THEY’VE TURNED THEIR STORE INTO A BIG MILITARY DISPLAY. THERE ARE 161 MILITARY UNIFORMS THAT PEOPLE HAVE BROUGHT IN TO DISPLAY. THERE’S ALSO A LOT OF MILITARY MEMORABILIA AND PICTURES AND INFORMATION TO GO ALONG WITH EACH UNIFORM. THE OWNER OF THE STORE, ALETA WEISS, CAME UP WITH THE IDEA WHEN SHE FOUND ALL OF HER FATHER’S MILITARY ITEMS. FOR NINE YEARS NOW SHE HAS TRANSFORMED HER STORE SO PEOPLE CAN COME IN AND REFLECT ON THE SACRIFICE THESE MEN AND WOMEN HAVE MADE. ((12:26:21 I WANT THEM TO FEEL GRATITUTE FOR THE MILITARY MEN THAT HAS FILLED THESE UNIFORMS AND THE GREAT SACRIFICE THAT THEM AND THEIR FAMILIES HAVE MADE THROUGH THE YEARS, AND JUST CELEBRATE THEIR LIVES 12:26:42 –BUTT TO– 12:38:20 THIS IS A PHENOMAL PLACE, I WOULD INVITE EVERYBODY TO COME DOWN HERE AND GIVE HONOR TO OUR SOLDIERS AND THEIR FAMILIES THAT HAVE GIVEN ALL 12:28:29)) THERE’S ALSO A FUNDRAISING FACTOR TO THIS DISPLAY. PEOPLE WHO GO IN CAN DONATE TO BENEFIT HONOR FLIGHT NORTHEAST INDIANA. TO DATE, THE STORE HAS DONATED MORE THAN 8-THOUSAND DOLLARS TO SEND VETERAN’S TO WASHINGTON D-C.


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