STATEHOUSE - 

State Senator John Eklund (R-Munson Township) along with other state and local officials will join the family and friends of Lance Corporal Daniel G. Zegarac on Friday to honor the fallen soldier's sacrifice during a special ceremony at the Kirtland City Hall Veterans Memorial.

Senator Eklund and former State Senator Nina Turner (D-Cleveland) jointly sponsored Senate Bill 371 last December to designate State Route 306 within Kirtland city limits as the "U.S.M.C. LCpl. Daniel G. Zegarac Memorial Highway" to remember the sacrifice of Zegarac and all Lake County Vietnam veterans who served. 

Zegarac graduated from Kirtland High School in June 1966 before leaving for Marine Corps training at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. LCpl. Zegarac's troop deployed for Vietnam on January 11, 1967. Just three months later, at age 19, he died while fighting in Vietnam's Quang Nam Province. 

WHAT: Road dedication and sign unveiling for the 
"U.S.M.C. LCpl. Daniel G. Zegarac Memorial Highway"

WHO: Family and friends of LCpl. Daniel Zegarac, State Senators John Eklund and Kenny Yuko, and other state and local officials.

WHERE: Kirtland City Hall Veterans Memorial, 9301 Chillicothe Road, Kirtland, OH 44094.

WHEN: Friday, July 17, 2015 at 10 a.m. 

 
 
 
  
Featured Posts

Eklund Upholds Justice System And Strengthens Defendants' Rights

 

“It’s important to have clarity and certainty in the procedures of our criminal justice system,” stated Eklund.  “Without it, prosecutors' jobs are more difficult, defendants risk losing rights, and public confidence in the system suffers.”



 
 

MEDIA ADVISORY: Eklund Attends National Public Safety Summit In Washington D.C.

 

“The time has come for public safety and corrections policy to be driven more by data analysis than by guesswork and suppositions,” said Senator Eklund. “Part of that analysis must factor in the very real impacts that behavioral health issues and the current drug crisis are having on the system."



 
 

A Day To Honor Our Military Men And Women

 

Our veterans come from all backgrounds, regions and walks of life. Some have even made the ultimate sacrifice on the battlefield. But they all have one thing in common: courage.



 
 

Honoring The Families Of Ohio's Military Personnel: August Is Ohio Military Family Month

 

Every day, our great nation is protected by thousands of dedicated men and women in uniform. Our military members make countless sacrifices so those of us here at home can live safely and freely.