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Letter of thanks to Veterans 5k sponsors

The Ada Icon received the following letter of thanks:

The Veterans’ Service Commission would like to thank the following sponsors who supported the 1st annual Hardin County Veterans 5K event:

  • VFW Post 1182 (Forest)
  • American Legion Post 198 (Kenton)
  • VFW Post 9381 (Ada)
  • Amvets Post 1994 (Kenton)
  • VFW Post 6817 (Mt. Victory)
  • Frank (Bud) Gibson (VFW Commander – Mt. Victory)
  • Jeff Brown (Amvets – former Commander- Kenton)
  • 3 Brothers Pizza (Ada)

We had a great turnout with almost a 50% ratio of both veterans & supporters, last Saturday.  The 1st place medal was awarded to both male and females, with 2nd & 3rd place medals being awarded to the winner regardless of gender.

Below are the 1st place winners from the four different age groups:

Men: Gary Fox, Christopher Garcia, Justyce Vanmeter, & Gerald Purcell

Women: Hope Jenkins, Kelly Wilson, Evelyn Titus, & Annette Holmes

Please remember, if you are a veteran or a widow and need help with applying for VA benefits please call the Veterans’ Service Office and schedule an appointment with the Veteran Service Officer, Steven Gossard, at 419-674-2219.