AMVETS Host Awards Night

Diane Kuhl Troemel and AMVETS member Tony Koonce

Greenville AMVETS Post 140 held their annual awards presentations at their October meeting Tuesday, October 21.

Diane Kuhl Troemel, president of the Military Moms organization, was presented 40 decks of AMVET playing cards to be placed in care packages being sent active duty troops from the area. She was also presented a check from the post to help with the cost of postage to send the packages.

Also awarded Tuesday night was the AMVET Post Member of the Year award, which went to John Gillard of Greenville.

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John Gillard (center) receives the Greenville AMVETS Post 140 Member of the Year Award from the Illinois State AMVETS District 5 Commander Brian Winfield (right). Also participating is Illinois State AMVETS District 3 – 4 – 5 Vice Commander Robert Grieve (left).