Columbus Facts and Fiction Video
Click this link to view a Youtube video of an academic account of Christopher Columbus that will inform viewers of the truisms and falsehoods that surround Columbus with historical facts, not unproven rhetoric.
Columbus Statue Relocation to Marquette Park Project
Engraved Names and Pedestals have been completed. Here are the photos. We are still waiting on the original names plaques to be delivered and mounted. We’ll update this page as soon as that happens.
Now is the time to ensure that your name is on the monument. We have reached our goal and will only accept sponsor donation through October 31, 2017. What an opportunity to leave a lasting legacy for your family. The UNICO Memphis Chapter Foundation (UMCF) (an IRS recognized 501c3) is now accepting tax deductible donations to relocate the Columbus Statue to Marquette Park. View Statue Location at Marquette Park to see what it will look like. For every donation you will receive a numbered certificate acknowledging your contribution. There are three major levels of sponsorship you may also consider. These levels come with a Numbered Certificate, Statue Commemorative Medallion and YOUR NAME engraved in stone at the monument. See the Columbus Relocation Brochure here.
- Corportate Sponsorship Level is Greater Than $2000 and comes with special awards. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 901-372-8869 for more information regarding this sponsorship level.
- GOLD Level is $2,000 and comes with Certificate, GOLD Medallion and Largest letters in stone.
- SILVER Level is $1,000 and comes with Certificate, SILVER Medallion and Medium letters in stone.
- BRONZE Level is $500 and comes with Certificate, BRONZE Medallion and Small letters in stone.
If you donate an amount equal to or greater than $500.00 you will need to fill in the Additional Comments Box when the donation form pops up and type in exactly how you want your name to appear on the engraving. 36 characters maximum.
To make a Secure Credit Card payment click the Button below:
Rather use PayPal Instead? Click the PayPal Donate Button Below:
When the PayPal screen comes up enter Columbus Statue in the Purpose box and if you are donating $500 or more don’t forget to enter what you want engraved in stone up to 36 characters on the payment confirmation page. Click the blue + to open the comment box to enter this detail.
To pay by check make checks payable to UNICO Memphis Chapter Foundation. Please note Columbus Statue on check Memo and mail to:UNICO Memphis Chapter Foundation 8970 Davies Plantation Rd. Bartlett, TN 38133-4228
If you have any questions please contact President Michael Spano via email at email@example.com or via telephone at 901-372-8869.
Michael J. Spano President UNICO Memphis Chapter Foundation, Inc.