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Top 10 Veteran Memorial Statues

Last month we did a Top 10 NBA statue list. This month, with the 4th of July, we thought we would do a Top 10 Veteran Memorial statue list! There were so many different statues that all told amazing stories. Picking just 10 was a big challenge. Let’s get Started! Number ten is the Veteran’s […]

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TOP 10 BEST NBA STATUES

As the NBA final games are quickly heating up we thought we’d reminisce on some of the best NBA statues every made. Starting with… Number 10 on our list is Bill Russell. Russell played for the Boston Celtics from 1956-1959. This statue stands in front of Boston City Hall. Number 9 goes to Julius Erving […]

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Sky Diver Immortalized in Bronze for UGN

UGN is known for their world class acoustical solutions to the auto industry. They hold a high standard for each of the Team Members and have seen one Team Member in particular make all the difference. David Jones retired late 2014 after 32 years at UGN. David was the epitome of our corporate culture and […]

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Boxing Legend Statue Soon to be Created

  Tommy Morrison had an incredible boxing record of 48-3-1 with 42 knockouts. The highlight of his career being in 1993 after defeating George Forman and winning the WBO heavyweight title. Morrison was also casted in Rocky V as Tommy Gunn where he became friends with Sylvester Stallone and gained much of his fan base. […]

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Bring Positive Attention to Your Business in a Creative Way

When you think of statues what is the first thing that comes to mind? For most it is the Statue of Liberty on the coast of New York, maybe for you it is Abraham Lincoln in Washington DC or a memorial statue in your town. Whatever the statue may be, you also relate it back […]

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Nine-Year-Old Boy Killed by Wreck Less “Hit and Run” Driver Memorialized in Bronze

On a warm afternoon Eli was playing outside and was just nine years young when he was hit by a wreck less driver and killed. His little helpless body was dragged around for about a quarter of a mile before being abandoned by the driver. With such a tragic event taking place Eil’s mother, Chenda, […]

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K-9 officer statue to be erected on Pittsburgh’s North Shore

Visitors to North Shore Drive in Pittsburgh, between Heinz Field and the Ohio River, are presently greeted by an “Ever Watchful” policeman statue. Now, that statue is set to gain a canine companion, paying tribute to fallen local K-9 officers. Both of these police statues will share a sculptor – Susan Wagner, who got a […]

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Dodgers to erect stadium statue in honor of Jackie Robinson

Could any upcoming big bronze statues possibly be more deserving than that planned at Dodger Stadium to commemorate the life and achievements of one of the true baseball greats? We are, of course, referring to Jackie Robinson, who on April 15, 1947, broke the game’s color line when he became the first African American to […]

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Veterans memorial statues mark 150th anniversary of end of Civil War

Brazos Valley, Texas has gained two new veterans memorial statues in commemoration of the American Civil War. They depict soldiers on opposing sides, and were unveiled in a ceremony on Thursday attended by about 200 people. Most importantly of all, rather than reminding onlookers of the indignity of slavery, the statues paid tribute to Union […]

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Buffalo Bills announce plans for Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. statue

When, on March 25, 2014, the 95-year old Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. passed away, the news sent shockwaves through the community of followers of the National Football League (NFL) team that he founded and owned, Buffalo Bills. Wilson was the oldest owner in the NFL at the time of his death, but more than that, […]

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