Voice of Democracy
The Bell Tower Memorial coordinates a program called "Take a Vet to Lunch". This is a mentoring program that pairs community leaders with military college students. Shown here are City of Brookfield Fire Chief and Vietnam Air Force Veteran Charlie Meyer with MATC military student Zach Mayo. If you, or someone you know might be interested in participating, contact us today!
Mike Cady, Superintendant of Pewaukee Schools and Elizabeth Idleman, local attorney and BTM Leadership Team, were guests on Karen Ellenbecker's Money Sense radio program aired on WISN 1130 AM radio.
BTM On The Radio!
Take A Vet To Lunch Mentor Program
PHS Student Lydia Heinen Shared her experience with the Veterans Oral History Project in an oral essay for the VFW Voice of Democracy competition. Hear her compelling story.
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Veterans Howard Hadley and Dennis Ziebell visited WWII Veteran Arnold Fuerstenberg for his 101st birthday celebration. Howard presented Arnold with a WI Vietnam Chapter One coin. Dennis presented Arnold with a commemorative coin "Thank you for your service". Our Veterans of all conflicts are to be celebrated for the freedoms we enjoy. Let us never forget anyone's service to our country whether at home or abroad.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY ARNOLD!!
Check out photos from our various programs, events and activities. You can also view our Veterans Oral History Project videos on our YouTube Channel. Enjoy!
BTM On The News!
Bill Rheingans, Air Force Veteran and volunteer with BTM, along with Jean Miller, BTM Board Secretary and Treasurer, and Becky Miller, volunteer, appeared on the CBS 58 news on May 19, 2023 to talk about the organization, our projects and building the memorial.
Honor Flight Book Signing
On October 26, 2017, BTM held an Honor Flight Book signing at Culver's in Waukesha. WWII Navy Veteran Al Exner and his wife Norma Mae attended, in addition to WWII Coast Guard Veteran Dallas Kobriger, BTM member Jean Miller, Korean War Navy Veteran John Miller, and BTM member Cheri Enters. All three Veterans enjoyed sharing their stories of military service with one another.
Veteran Birthday Visit