Veterans dinner held

The 2019 Veterans Dinner at the Veterans Memorial, inc. was held Saturday, Nov. 9. Master of ceremonies for the evening was Wayne Thomas, VMI president. Guest speaker was Greg Stump. Also visiting were Valerie DeCorte, District 19 president and Bobbie Lawrence, her chief of Staff. Sonja Kiser presented The Roxy Taylor Memorial Scholarship to Keely Tarbox. She also presented the Paul Maynard Scholarship to Kierra Keck and Betty Hooftallen. George Davis announced the recipient of the Richard Berrettni Scholarship is Hannah Lathrop. Local Boy Scouts served the dinner and were presented with Random Acts of Patriotism Coins by auxiliary president Patty Fabish. All veterans were announced by the branch of service they served including WWII veterans Bill Kraus and Phil Kio (pictured). The dinner was open to all local veterans and widows of veterans and their guests.