The Nebesna Sotnya (Heavenly Hundred) monument unveiled near St. Andrew Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Bloomingdale, IL is the first monument in the U.S. to commemorate the fallen heroes of EuroMaidan Revolution.
The Consecration ceremony was conducted by Filarete, the Patriarch of Kyiv and All Rus-Ukraine.
Among those who took part in the grand opening was Natalia Jaresko, Ukrainian Minister of Finance; Larissa Herasko, Consul General of Ukraine in Chicago; Bruce Raunera, the governor of Illinois and U.S. Congressman Peter Roskam.
Greeting letters from U.S. Senators John McCain and Mark Kirk were also delivered at the ceremony.
Earlier Senator McCain supported construction of the monument and Chicago Ukrainian community launched a fundraising campaign for the above.