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Our Committee is raising funds to create a lasting legacy telling the story of Lemnos' link to Gallipoli and Australia's Anzac story. Our projects include the Lemnos Gallipoli Memorial in Albert Park, the publication of a major new historical and pictorial publication and more. To make a donation you can also deposit directly by direct debit into the Committee's bank account: Account Name: Lemnos Gallipoli Commemorative Committee Inc; Bank: Delphi Bank; Account No: 204299-020 BSB No: 941300; Include your surname in the reference section. For further information on our legacy projects or to make a donation please contact either Lee Tarlamis 0411553009 or Jim Claven 0409402388M

Wednesday, 18 November 2015

Garden of the Grieving Mother Community Appeal - New Peter Corlett Sculpture Project


Last week a community appeal was launched to raise funds to erect a memorial to the grieving mothers and families who experienced the grief and deep anxiety that is the conseuqnce of war.
A launch event was held recently and was attended by one our Committee members, Mr John Salpigtidis. John has provided the information on the project.
The garden will be created adjacent to Ballarat's famous Arch of Victory and will feature a sculpture by Peter Corlett, OAM - the creator of the Lemnos Gallipoli Memorial.
The appeal is being laumched by the Arch of Victory/Avenue of Honour Committee. The project is supported by Ballarat City Council, its MP's and many in the local community. Lambis Englezos, the patron of the Lemnos Gallipoli Commemorative Committee is also a supporter.
Well done Peter - we wish you well with this worthy new project.
This project joins that of the recently announced new Major George Devine Treloar Memorial to be erected in Ballarat's Sturt Street avenue of commemorative statues.
Below is reproduced their appeal booklet, which includes a donation form - donations over $2 are tax deductible.
You can contact the Committee on 5337 1111



Jim Claven
Secretary
Lemnos Gallipoli Commemorative Committee


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