A park created in memory of the 100 people who were killed during a Great White concert in 2003 will soon be open. The foundation created by friends and family members of the victims announced that the Station Fire Memorial Park in West Warwick, R.I., will have its official dedication on May 21, 2017.
The foundation announced the news on its website, promising more details in the coming weeks. However, the park is not fully complete. As Gina Russo, a survivor of the fire and the president of the foundation, told Rhode Island Public Radio, “There’s still fundraising that we need to do. I met, very briefly with our construction crew. And they’re very confident. They’re still working out there, even when we had all that snow dumped on us. And they just told me to pick a date, and I did.”
The Station Fire Memorial Foundation was created four months after …