Travis Manion Foundation
Ryan Manion Borek, president of the Travis Manion Foundation, says the memorial’s centerpiece will be a 20-foot section of steel I-beam from the rubble of the World Trade Center.
The backdrop couldn’t have been any more perfect for what’s believed to be the country’s oldest Memorial Day Parade in Doylestown, Bucks County. This parade has been going on for more than 145 years.
On its web site, the Travis Manion Foundation released a statement that its founder and chairman, Janet Manion, lost her battle with cancer on Tuesday night.
Janet Manion is chairman of the Travis Manion Foundation, which she created in honor of her son, a US Marine lieutenant from Doylestown killed in Iraq.
A Bucks County organization that helps wounded veterans and their families is getting a $250,000 grant from the General Motors Foundation to take their “9/11 Heroes Run” nationwide this year.
Residents in Doylestown, Bucks County are doing more than just having cookouts this Memorial Day weekend; they are taking the time to remember those men and women who sacrificed everything and gave their lives for our freedom.
A piece of the World Trade Center is now warehoused in the Bucks County area, waiting to become a part of an everlasting memorial to the people who lost their lives in the September 11th attacks.
The family of a US Marine from Bucks County killed in the line of duty overseas says Monday night’s dinner in Doylestown honoring fallen heroes and their families now takes on a more special meaning after military forces killed the mastermind of the 9/11 attacks.