Tuesday, September 16, 2014


Tim Portolese, co-chairman of the Have a Heart gala committee, talks as Rob Bartels, president and chief executive officer of Martin's Super Markets, listens. The heart painted by artist Carrie Beachey was donated to Martin's by the hospital foundation. One of the painted hearts will be displayed at the Martin's Super Market location at 3900 E. Bristol Street to honor Krystle Dikes and Rachelle Godfread, the two women who were shot and killed during a shooting at the store in January 2014. (Marshall V.King / The Elkhart Truth)
Martin's Super Market shooting victims to be honored with EGH Foundation ceramic heart
Posted on May 14, 2014 at 7:30 a.m.

The Martin’s Super Market store at Cobblestone Crossing will soon have a permanent memorial honoring Krystle Dikes and Rachelle Godfread, the two women killed in a shooting at the store in January.

The Elkhart General Hospital Foundation is donating one of the painted hearts from its Have a Heart fundraiser to be placed in front of the store.

The heart will be unveiled during a public ceremony, according to the Elkhart Strong Facebook page. The ceremony is at 4 p.m. Thursday, May 22, at the store located at 3900 E. Bristol St., Elkhart. All are welcome to attend.