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Memorial Benches

Honor and Legacy in Every Seat: Memorial Benches at Mount Vernon Veterans Park

As communities grow and evolve, the need for recreational spaces and community enhancements becomes increasingly important. Parks and playgrounds are not only essential for fostering social connections but also for promoting healthy outdoor activities. Join us in creating a tranquil haven that celebrates both community and remembrance. With a contribution of $1200, you can sponsor a lasting 4-foot memorial bench, strategically placed around the newly renovated lake and vibrant playground. These benches provide a unique opportunity for companies or individuals alike to leave their mark while contributing to the improvement of our local playgrounds, lakeside areas, and walking paths.

How To Get Involved

If you or your business is interested in sponsoring benches, the process is simple:

  • Contact your Mt Vernon Park or recreation department at 618-242-6890 or email us at The staff can provide you with information on the available locations for bench placement.
  • Choose your location: Once you've identified a suitable location, you can select the number of benches you'd like to sponsor.
  • Customize your benches: Work with the park department to design what you would like to have engraved on your 4ft custom bench.
  • Make your donation: Experience the pride of supporting our veterans and community while showcasing your business or heartfelt memories at the Mount Vernon Veterans Park with a generous donation of $1200.

Each sponsored bench offers a unique opportunity for personalization, with one or two lines of engraving on the backrest, creating a lasting tribute to your chosen sentiment. Your support not only beautifies our city but also ensures that your legacy is preserved for generations to come. It's also a tangible way for businesses to give back to the community while leaving a positive and lasting impression. Secure your sponsored bench today and let your dedication become a permanent part of the Mount Vernon Veterans Park landscape.