Buchheit Veterans Space

Tuesday’s rain didn’t keep Buchheit in Greenville from honoring wounded veterans with a specially designated parking space.


Veterans representing several local organizations attended the ribbon cutting ceremony.

Randy Ostrom, store manager, said Buchheit wanted to support local veterans and their families. The idea came about thanks to a Buchheit employee who is a veteran. Every Buchheit store has created a reserved parking spot.

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Ostrom said the parking space is specifically for wounded veterans, and he was pleased with the number of people who participated in the event.

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Buchheit is located along Route 40 in Greenville, just west of Illinois Rt. 127.