Timeline and Progress

2017

December
  • Militiamen Donation: $4,000
November
  • High Plains Western Heritage Center (Veterans Day Program): $610
October
  • Pancake Breakfast (Held at Spearfish Senior Center): $938
February
  • Caramel Apple Sales: $3,147

2016

December
  • Militiamen Donation: $4,000
November
  • High Plains Western Heritage Center (Veterans Day Program): $952
September
  • Auction (held at the VFW): $2,655
August
  • Harley Davidson Motorcycle Raffle (donated by Spearfish GMC): $15,649
June
  • Pancake Breakfast (Held at Spearfish Senior Center): $600
May
  • Lions Club Donation: $3500
  • Clarkson Family Fondation (Pioneer Bank): $5,000
February
  • Caramel Apple Sale: $2,885

2015

December
  • Unveiling 1st Wall Ceremony
October
  • Received Donation From BHSU Rodeo Team
  • 3rd Annual Auction
  • Received Donation From Northern Hills Militiamen Motorcycle Club
August
  • Received Donation From White's Canyon Motors
July
  • Sig Sauer Model 1911 Raffle Drawing
June
  • 3rd Annual Fallen Warriors Memorial Poker Run
  • 2nd Annual Pancake Breakfast
  • Received $750 From VFW Auxiliary
May
  • Jim Haivala Memorial Poker Tournament
  • Lions Club Donation
  • First Granite Wall Ordered
  • Digital Designs Donates New Website

2014

  • $20,000 Grant from City of Spearfish (Matched $20,000 Committee raised)
  • $5000 Grant from Pioneer Bank & Trust
  • POW/MIA Flag Raffle
October
  • Flag Raising at Monument Site
September
  • Militiamen Motorcycle Run
  • Rally Quilt Raffle (winner draw at Auction)
  • Live and Silent Auction
May
  • Pancake Breakfast Senior Center
April
  • WWII Movie at Matthews Opera House

2013

  • MDU Grant $2,500
September
  • Militiamen Motorcycle Run
July
  • Pistol Raffle
May
  • Live and Silent Auction

2012

  • Granted Tax Exempt Status
October
  • Gospel Concert
September
  • Militiamen Motorcycle Run
July
  • Pistol Raffle
  • Ground Breaking

2011

November
  • 1st Fund Raiser - Chili Feed ($2,300)

2010

December
  • Committee Formed