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United States Marshals Museum Receives $100,000 Gift from Ken and Victoria Kilgore

FORT SMITH, Ark. (May 2, 2018) – United States Marshals Museum Foundation Board Member Ken Kilgore and his wife Victoria announced today a gift to the Marshals Museum of $100,000. Longtime residents of Van Buren, Ken Kilgore retired from his position as Chief Executive Officer at Victoria Healthcare, LLC in 2015. The Kilgores are proud supporters of both the United States Marshals Museum as well as the Van Buren Center for Arts and Education. They are also active members of First Presbyterian Church of Van Buren.

“We are honored to call this community home,” Ken Kilgore said. “My wife and I are excited about everything the Marshals Museum will bring to this area and wanted to support the construction efforts as much as we could. We hope our contribution will inspire others to join us in investing in the future of this project.”

Today’s gift is a significant investment in the campaign to fund the United States Marshals Museum capital campaign.

“Gifts such as this demonstrate the commitment of Foundation Board to the success of this project,” said Jim Dunn, Foundation President. “We’re deeply appreciative of Ken and Victoria’s generosity and commitment to this project.”

With the gift, the United States Marshals Museum has $19.2 million left to meet its fundraising goal.

About the United States Marshals Museum

The future United States Marshals Museum will be a national museum located on the riverfront in Fort Smith, Ark. Opening in the fall of 2019, the Marshals Museum will tell the story of our nation’s oldest federal law enforcement agency from its establishment by President George Washington through current day. The Museum will honor the sacrifice of Marshals killed in the line of duty, as well as those who continue to place their lives in harm’s way, as they enforce the Constitution. For more information, visit usmmuseum.org.

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