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Articles with the Tag: VFW

Auxiliary recognizes MVAS Auxiliary recognizes MVAS

RONAN — The VFW Auxiliary 5652 of Ronan chose the Mission Valley Animal Shelter this year for their “Make a Difference Day.” A group or someone that makes a difference for the good in our community, is recognized and given a $100 gift and is recognized by a Certificate of Appreciation. Jill...

Horsemen to meet, hold membership drive

News from Mission Valley Back Country Horsemen Club RONAN — On Oct. 6 Mission Valley Back Country Horsemen Club will be holding its October general meeting and annual membership drive at the VFW Hall in Ronan. We will begin the event at 6 p.m. with a potluck. This will be followed by a presentati...

Fishing derby unites, delights young anglers Fishing derby unites, delights young anglers

Creekside grasses were high, but so were the spirits of small anglers tucked along Spring Creek Friday morning for the 5th annual Fishing Derby, sponsored by the Ronan VFW.  Conrad Todd brought 10 youths from the Boys and Girls Club of the Flathead Reservation and Lake County, and spent much of his t...

Veteran mental health resources are available throughout county Veteran mental health resources are available throughout county

Missing limbs and scarred skin of veterans are the undeniable visual reminders to be thankful for the sacrifice of service men and women who paid the cost of war.  The invisible wounds are sometimes more difficult to heal, and are more often ignored or misunderstood as soldiers return home. At an ...

‘The Wall That Heals’ passes through Lake County ‘The Wall That Heals’ passes through Lake County

On Veterans Day 1996, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund unveiled a half-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., designed to travel to communities throughout the United States. The traveling exhibition, called “The Wall That Heals,” allows veterans a chance to view the...

Local veteran nearing end of cross-country walk Local veteran nearing end of cross-country walk

After five months of walking, Sgt. Chuck Lewis crossed into the Smokey Mountains of Tennessee Sunday, ready to tackle the final leg of a more than 3,300-mile walking journey to raise awareness about veteran’s mental health.  Lewis, a Ronan native and Vietnam era and Marine Corps veteran, set ou...

Patriotic coloring contest winners chosen Patriotic coloring contest winners chosen

RONAN — The Ladies’ Auxiliary to VFW 5652 sponsored a patriotic coloring contest for the Fourth of July holiday. All participants received an ice cream cone coupon from McDonalds and a flag for participating. Winners received cash prizes in each age group.  In the 8-12 age group: 1st priz...

St. Ignatius VFW post honored at state, federal levels St. Ignatius VFW post honored at state, federal levels

ST. IGNATIUS — The St. Ignatius VFW Post 106 earned several state and federal awards this spring and summer. The Montana American Legion association awarded the post with a plaque for the Best Consolidated Post Report for a small post. In addition, the post won a certificate of distinguished service...


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