Niagara Gazette


February 12, 2014

Niagara Powerlifting Club and Dennis Brochey back with bench press benefit on Saturday


Niagara Gazette — Frontera said the effort for the memorial, expected to be placed at the Buffalo Naval Park in downtown Buffalo, began four years ago and is anticipated to complete the process sometime this year.

“It’s been a community effort ... for the last four years now,” Frontera said. “The monument itself pays tribute to the now 68 individuals lost in service to this country since the Sept. 11 attacks. It covers all eight western counties. We’re looking at completion of the project this coming summer. Originally we had a target date of Memorial Day. We had a (setback), but we’re still looking to finish this summer.”

For more information on the Niagara Powerlifting Club’s fundraiser, contact Brochey at 200-3533. Donations to the cause can be made in check form made payable to Iraq Afghanistan Memorial Fund and sent to Brochey at 205 N. Fifth St., Lewiston, N.Y. 14092.

Contact reporter Timothy Chipp at 282-2311, ext. 2251 or follow on Twitter @timchipp.

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