A program has been started to give grants of up to $2,000 for the preservation and restoration of World War I Monuments and Memorials. “100 Cities – 100 Memorials” will offer those grants to the first 100 who apply for them.
For more details, use this link: http://www.worldwar1centennial.org/100-cities-100-memorials-home.html
Blair Tarr is the Museum Curator of the Kansas State Historical Society. He oversees the three-dimensional collections of the Society, but has special interests in the Civil War, Wichita-made Valentine diners, and Leavenworth's Abernathy Furniture. In the last few years he has also done a lot of cramming on The Great War.
He is a past president of the Kansas Museums Association and the Civil War Round Tables of both Kansas City and Eastern Kansas. He is currently a board member of the Heritage League of Greater Kansas City.
The deadline for this program has been extended until June 15, 2017.