Macomb Women's Club

Facing the Storm
7:31 pm
Tue September 11, 2012

Details Set for Macomb Women's Statue

A statuette and drawing of the memorial
Rich Egger

Aldermen will be asked during their September 17 meeting to approve a plan for placing a new statue in the southwest part of Chandler Park.

“This memorial will celebrate women,” said Tina Belz of the Macomb Women's Club. “It will be a source of ongoing understanding of the value of women's contributions to our community.”

The agreement between the club and the city also establishes the dimensions of the statue and its surrounding plaza.

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Facing the Storm
2:56 pm
Sun June 24, 2012

Design Ready for Macomb Women's Statue; Fundraising Continues

The 14 inch bronze model of the statue. An artist's depiction of what it will look like in Chandler Park can be seen in the background.
Rich Egger

As part of Heritage Days in Macomb, a model of the women's memorial statue was displayed near Chandler Park, not far from the location where it will be located.

“It gave me goose bumps when I first saw it. It's just a wonderful rendition of exactly what we were looking for,” said Tina Belz, co-chair of the McDonough County Social Service Memorial Committee of the Macomb Women's Club.

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