Ohio Statehouse Display Pays Tribute to Lima Company Marines

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RL Truck Ohio StatehouseIt wasn’t our NASCAR hauler, but another of our specially wrapped trucks that brought the Lima Company Memorial Eyes of Freedom paintings to the Ohio Courthouse on Friday for display through March 17, 2013. The Lima Company Memorial was painted by local artist Anita Miller. The memorial pays tribute to the Marine reserve unit based in Columbus that lost 22 men and women in service, and a Navy Corpsman in Iraq in 2005. Admission to this moving exhibit is free and open to the public.

Since its unveiling at the Ohio Statehouse in 2008, the Lima Company Memorial has traveled nationwide, including a visit to the 2011 R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl where the paintings were on display inside the Mercedes Benz Superdome throughout game day.  Visit our Facebook page photo gallery to see the paintings being set up at the Superdome.

Eyes of Freedom Benefit Gala – Fundraiser

There’s still time to join us for the Eyes of Freedom Benefit Gala at the Ohio Statehouse.

Saturday, March 2, 2013
Cocktails 6 p.m.
Dinner 7 p.m.

This benefit dinner will honor the service and sacrifice for all who answer the call of our nation, and also help raise funds for future exhibitions of the Eyes of Freedom Lima Company Memorial around the country. Enjoy a candlelight viewing of the Memorial in its original venue and be the first to experience the new exhibition interactive tour. The contribution for this great evening is $50 per person which includes dinner and a cocktail hour. Reservations must be received by February 22, 2013.

R.S.V.P. by emailing your name and address to rememberlima@gmail.com. Mail your check payable to Lima Company Memorial to:

Eyes of Freedom Benefit Gala
c/o Anita Miller at The Artist’s Roost
6390 Ulry Road
Westerville, OH 43081

The Lima Company Memorial has traveled across the country and has been on display at nearly 70 sites nationwide. Visit their calendar of events or follow the Lima Company Memorial on Facebook to see where they are headed next.

R+L Carriers is proud to sponsor and provide transportation for this tribute to our nation’s heroes. We encourage you to learn more about the memorial and its journey to the Ohio Statehouse by visiting their website at LimaCompanyMemorial.org.

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