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VFW Post 2267 helps fellow veterans
12-22 vets

On December 14, the yearly collection of items to take to the Tomah V.A. facility was conducted in the lobby of Richland County Bank. On hand to help were (L to R): VFW Post 2267 Judge Advocate, Hospital Chair, Trustee 2 year, Public Relations and Past 2267 Commander Marge Freeman; Bessie Varvitsiotes of the VFW Post 2267 Auxiliary; VFW Post 2267 member Leonard Frye; VFW Post 2267 Auxiliary Advocate Debra Mueller, who also donated the use of her van for travel to Tomah; VFW Post 2267 Quartermaster Dave Bee; and VFW Post 2267 Senior Vice Commander Kevin Novy.  p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; line-height: 11.0px; font: 10.0px Myriad}

On December 15, VFW Post 2267 member Andy Freeman drove the van to Tomah, with Marge Freeman and Debra Mueller assisting with unloading. Total amount raised was $2,694.00, which assists the Tomah V.A. Activity Christmas Fund. The total consists of cash donations of $1,355.00 and an additional $200.00 donated by Chapter VII Vietnam Veterans of Richland County, with the total of a $1,555.00 cashiers check presented to the Tomah V.A., along with in-kind donations estimated at $1,139.00; including toiletries, quilts, lap blankets, hats, socks, books, writing tablets, art supplies, as well as apples and apple cider from Oakwood Fruit Farm. Gratitude is extended to Richland County Bank for its support of the annual fundraiser.