Tats for Towers raising money for Decatur 9/11 Memorial

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DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Oakwood Tattoo is helping raise money for the Decatur 9/11 Memorial in a unique way this Friday.

From 11 a.m. until 7 p.m., you can visit Oakwood Tattoo, located at 139 Oakland Avenue, and receive a patriotic tattoo at a discounted price.  Smaller tattoos will cost $34.30 in honor of the 343 firefighters who lost their lives in the World Trade Center Attacks, and larger tattoos will cost $91.10.

All proceeds from the Tats for Towers fundraiser will be donated to the Decatur 9/11 Memorial, which will feature a 13.5-foot I-beam from the World Trade Center. The event raised $4,400 compared to last year's $3,200.  For more information on fundraising efforts for the memorial, click here.

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