Marilyn Pastorelli

Rich Egger

Chandler Park in downtown Macomb contains numerous statues honoring those who have served in the military.  Now it also has a memorial dedicated to the pioneering women of social activism in McDonough County.

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.