SPONSOR A BRICK
One way The Friends of the Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery at Agawam group honors veterans in their eternal resting place is by coordinating sponsorship orders and the memorial bricks and benches dedication ceremonies. These bricks and benches line the walking paths at the Agawam Veterans Memorial cemetery.
You may memorialize your loved ones by sponsoring a brick(s) with your custom message. The cost to sponsor each 4 X 8 brick is $100. To sponsor a brick please download the form using the "Download Form" button above, print it, then enter your text in the grid on the form. Detailed instructions as well as a sample message are provided on the form. You can see additional ideas for messages at the cemetery and in the photos of prior brick dedication ceremonies.
Please mail your completed form to:
P. O. Box 739
Chicopee, MA 01021-0739
You may send your check payable to “The Friends” along with your completed form, or upon confirmation of your message. If you prefer, a blank form can be mailed to you for completion. Please contact The Friends for a sponsorship form or with any questions at: AGAWAMFRIENDS@GMAIL.COM.
Dedication ceremonies for newly sponsored bricks and benches are held in May and October. Photos from the October 23, 2022 Memorial Brick dedication ceremony can be found here: October 2022 Memorial Brick Dedication Ceremony (agawamfriends.org).
Please note: There is a very limited number of benches available for sponsorship, please contact us at the above email address if you are interested in sponsoring a bench.