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Articles with the Tag: Veterans

Groups use raffles to support veterans, funerals with honors Groups use raffles to support veterans, funerals with honors

Rogers wins Veterans Honor Guard rifle News from the Veterans Honor Guard POLSON — In March the Veterans Honor Guard began to raffle a Springfield M14 7.62/308. They purchased the rifle at Westland Seed and tickets were sold at $10 each, and the limit was set at only 600 tickets, making for some ...

Happy birthday Happy birthday

  American Legion Auxiliary Unit 138 of Ronan hosted a cake and ice cream social on March 15 for Post 138 of Ronan to celebrate the 96th birthday of the American Legion. Pictured from left to right are: Helen Sorenson; Marge Fay, secretary; Teresa Quakenbush, chaplain; Marilyn Dolezal; Jesse Merwin; ...

Veterans Honoring Banquet: A gift from heart of community Veterans Honoring Banquet: A gift from heart of community

With more than 360 veterans and families in attendance at the Circle of Trust Veterans’ Honoring Banquet our community made a statement: “We are here.”  I was worried that we would have a beautifully decorated space with a lot of empty chairs, a surplus of food left over and a heavy...

Veterans to be honored on Valentine’s Day

RONAN — Veterans and their families are invited to honor and celebrate the service of male and female veterans at a free Valentine Dinner Friday, Feb. 14 from 4-8 pm. at the Ronan Community Center.  Prime rib and salmon will be on the menu, and Indian country’s Kasey Nicholson will entert...

Veteran given mortgage free, specially-adapted home Veteran given mortgage free, specially-adapted home

POLSON — He came home to a hero’s welcome, but now he’s truly home. Lance Corporal Thomas L. Parker, United States Marine Corps — also known as Tomy — was handed the keys to a brand new house on Saturday, mortgage free. The home has more than 150 adaptations to help make t...

Veterans honor veterans

  PABLO — A free community round dance and feed was held to honor veterans on Friday, Dec. 19, at Salish Kootenai College. SKC Veterans Support Group along with local groups and donors sponsored the holiday event. Veterans, military, and law enforcement officials brought their families for a...

Veterans honored throughout Lake County Veterans honored throughout Lake County

With a breakfast served by the Ladies Auxiliary at the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Ronan, veterans standing on the Armed Forces Memorial Bridge in Polson, a program at Laverne Parish’s grave in Ronan, a celebration at Glacier View Christian School and free lunch at the Cove, veterans around the Mission...

Ronan World War II Medal of Honor recipient remembered Ronan World War II Medal of Honor recipient remembered

A solemn rendition of “Taps” and preceding moment of silence cut across the Ronan Cemetery on Nov. 11, as a small group of veterans and citizens gathered in the chilly sub-freezing temperatures to honor a Ronan man who paid the ultimate price for his country.  Laverne Parrish, a World War...

Arlee Veterans multitask on Veterans Day

ARLEE – Members of American Legion Post 113 gave Veterans Day double duty. During the holiday, they cooked a spaghetti dinner to raise funds to send two high school students to Helena for a week when school lets out to learn about government. “We are doing two things with one dinner,” Po...

Vet group searches for members

Are you the mother, wife, daughter, granddaughter, or great-granddaughter of an American Legion veteran? The American Legion Post 138 of Ronan is looking for ladies interested in starting the American Legion Auxiliary of ronan. If you are interested in joining the auxiliary and believe you are eligible, plea...

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