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VETERANS

The lives and memories of those who've served was brought back to life during Wadena's annual Memorial Day address.
Just how does someone get their name on the Memorial Wall?
Horsager has just returned from a trip on the Honor Flight to Washington, D.C.
Hewitt Girl Scout Troop 17 showed appreciation to Minnesota Veterans Homes last week through the gift of cookies.

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A musical lineup of country stars will greet veterans to the event.
The third annual barbecue event serves active and retired veterans and law enforcement members.
Minnesota 96-year-old Arnold "Buck" J. Zahratka told reporters that he was amazed by the commendation and reflected on his service in the U.S. Army during the pivotal battle.
Kevin Tendall Sr. passed away in his sleep Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021, at age 71.
The Verndale Veterans Day program brought out a crowd of veterans and their families for breakfast and a program honoring their service.
Bernie St. Peter of Wadena was this year's veteran given a quilt personally made by the Homespun Quilt Club

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Veterans in crisis or anyone who is concerned about a Veteran can reach caring, qualified VA responders standing by to help 24/7 by calling 1-800-273-8255 and pressing 1. You can also place yard signs to help save lives by increasing awareness of the Veterans Crisis Line.
Veterans can get flu shots at drive-thru clinics in September and October.
Region Five Development Commission (R5DC) was awarded $45,700 in 2019 Innovation Funding from Sourcewell for R5DC’s Regional Yellow Ribbon Program. This comprehensive program creates awareness for the purpose of connecting service members, veterans and their families with community. It is designed to create efficiencies within the region by synchronizing community, county and company resources between and within the five-county region.

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