100th Lapghan Presentation at Belvidere VFW John Hugo Kaiser Post 1461 on February 19, 2015

On Thursday, February 19th 2015, Sgt. P’s Lapghans for Veterans held a special presentation for the 100th Lapghan distributed. The presentation was held at the Belvidere VFW John Hugo Kaiser Post 1461 and was attended by volunteers, supporters, and some local media. The 100th Lapghan was presented to WWII Army Veteran Emery Meyers. A replica 100th lapghan was presented to WWII Army Veteran and inspiration for this organization, former Sergeant Walter Petroske.  VFW Commander Greg Kelm presented the 101st lapghan to WWII Navy Veteran Ernie Mowers.

(unless otherwise noted, photos taken by Pat Kennedy)

Area Crafters Donate Lapghans for Veterans published on February 26, 2015 in The Belvidere Daily Republican

Area Crafters Donate Lapghans for Veterans published on February 26, 2015 in The Belvidere Daily Republican

 

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Area Crafters Donate Lapghans for Veterans published on February 26, 2015 in The Belvidere Daily Republican

 

 Television Coverage

 WIFR Video coverage of 100th Lapghan Presentation to WWII Veteran Aired February 19, 2015

 WREX: Tight ‘knit’ community group honors veterans with special blankets