Joe Graham of Accent Printing, Charlie Hobbs Chapter 203 president and Ray Atkins, special projects
- photo by Earl Freudenberg
Viet Nam Veterans of America Chapter 203 held their October meeting on Monday night at the Temple Baptist Church and accepted several presentations.
Joe Graham of Accent Printing presented the chapter with a logo to be displayed at public events. Ray Atkins said the logo – sign will be displayed at public events of the local chapter and will help better identify the chapter.
The “Quilts of Valor Foundation” presented Staff Sergeant Don Hays with a quilt from the Ridgedale Patriots. Staff Sergeant Hays served both in the Marines and Navy for 21 years. He flew 49 combat missions serving in Viet Nam for 13 months at the DaNang Air Force Base. The national organization has given out over 300,000 quilts nationwide to honor service members from all branches.
Chapter 203 meets the third Monday of every month at the Temple Baptist church. There will be no November meeting. A Christmas party is planned for Friday, Dec.
10. All members, friends and prospective members are invited. Contact President Charlie Hobbs for information at at 991-5858. Cost for the meal is $10 person. Deadline for dinner reservations is Dec. 6.