AMVETS Honored


Bond County AMVETS Post 140 has received the AMVETS National Quality Post Award for 2015.

The honor recognizes the local veterans group for its Deceased Veterans Memorial Flag Program, The Bond County Veterans Memorial Program, community fund raising projects, school involvement, and maintaining 100 percent membership.

The award was presented recently at the AMVETS District 5 meeting in Mt. Vernon by Richard VanNatta, Illinois Department of AMVETS Commander.

Accepting the award for Post 140 were Commander Tony Koonce and Senior Vice Commander Lynn Craig.