Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

VFW honors volunteers, announces rankings

Posted: Thursday, March 29, 2018

VFW Post 2689, 220 W. Park Drive, held their volunteer service dinner at the post on Sunday, March 25. During the dinner, six people were recognized for their volunteer service to the local post and the community. Those honored were Bruce Stanton, past Veterans Service Officer; Mike Worrel and Steve Schnitz, both regular members of the local post. Also honored were Evelyn Godfroy, Larry Leyman and Pam Leyman, auxiliary members of the post.

Rodney Funk, past State Commander of the VFW and current president of the Veterans Service Council, announced to those in attendance that the local VFW Post 2689 was recognized from the state. VFW Post 2689 was ranked third in state for membership size and fourth best post in the state for their community service.

Shown in the photo on the front row, from left are Mike Worrel, Evelyn Godfroy and Larry Leyman, all honored for their volunteer service to the VFW and community. Back row includes Rodney Funk, past VFW State Commander and current president of the Veterans Service Council; Steve Schnitz, who was recognized for his volunteer service; Jim Kneller, Fifth District Commander; Pam Leyman, honored for her volunteer service and Mike Harrell, commander, VFW Post 2689.