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Veterans Club Helps Paint Mural on Eagle Lake American Legion Building in Honor of Veterans Day

Club members, artists and others worked from noon until dusk on Sunday, Nov. 8.

2015-11-09
Minnesota State University, Mankato Media Relations Office News Release, 11-9-2015

Mankato, Minn. – The Minnesota State University, Mankato Veterans Club, a registered student organization on campus, helped a group of professional artists pain a 40-foot intergenerational, public mural on the side of the Eagle Lake, Minn., American Legion Post 617 building on Sunday.

A portion of the mural is pictured at right.

Club members, artists and others worked from noon until dusk on Sunday.

A picture is posted on the Eagle Lake American Legion Post 617’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/POST617/.

A flyer seeking volunteers described the effort as a way for contributors to leave their “personal mark on the Legion and the surrounding community for decades to come.”

Those with questions may contact Minnesota State Mankato student Tien Bui, a member of the Veterans Club, by phone at 507-202-8368 or by email at tien.bui@mnsu.edu.

Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 15,193 students, is part of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities system, which comprises 31 state institutions.

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