AMVETS Post 140 held their annual Christmas Program for 16 veterans at Helia Healthcare December 16th. Cookies and punch was enjoyed by the veterans as they were each given a $25 gift card, which was used by family members or Helia staff to purchase items of need for each individual veteran. The cards were purchased by the local AMVETS Post.
Veterans at the Christmas Program were Marvel Adcock, Vesper Marti, John Jernigan, Earl Gum, Fred Hilpert, Jack Jahnssen, James Gruetter, Eddie Tinnea, Vince Klosterman, Andy Russel, Delbert Catron, Dr. Boyd McCracken, Ross Cunningham, Anton Koberczky, Lucien Jones and Donald Jordahl.
AMVETS members present were Commander Tony Koonce, Circuit Judge, John Knight, Ed Forbes, Kathy Langford, Col. Lou Cotton, Albert More, Lynn Craig and program coordinator John Gillard.