The Michael Hillegas Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution continued their tradition of collecting valentines for veterans. Veterans Chairman Shelia Albright planned the project for the chapter. [Read more...]
It is time again to let our veterans know we remember how they sacrificed and served our country. The Michael Hillegas Chapter is collecting valentines and will be delivering them to individuals, nursing homes, hospitals, etc. [Read more...]
On behalf of the Michael Hillegas Chapter, National Society of the American Revolution, Shelia Albright, Veteran's Chairman, recently presented the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office with Hershey bars to thank them for their service. The wrappers were printed with "Thank you for your service," "You are the best," "You are my hero," or "A sweet salute."
Submitted by Shelia Albright and Sharon Tanner
The Michael Hillegas Chapter NSDAR finalized its creation and collection of valentines for the Valentine for Heroes project on Friday, February 7, 2020 at the Norris City Library. [Read more...]
The Michael Hillegas Chapter/Norris City Library held a Valentines For Heroes activity on Jan. 30 at 5:30 pm. at the Norris City Library. The group colored valentines and wrote thank you messages to veterans. Shelia Albright thanks the Norris City Library for their support, Bonnie Remley and Mary Ann Salvato for their terrific homemade refreshments and a special thanks to two of our helpers Gracie Schneider and Aiden Hudkins. About 50 valentines were collected. Everyone is invited to drop off valentines at the Norris City Library until 7 p.m. on Feb. 6th.
Three years ago a member of the Michael Hillegas NSDAR chapter donated a nine foot Christmas tree to the Shawnee Rose Care Center.
The Michael Hillegas Chapter, NSDAR 2019 Christmas Gift Basket was given to Mandi Johnson. The basket raised $300. It will be added to the Rummage Sale profits for a total of $500. A check for that amount will be presented to Brian Questell, Chairman of the Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois.
The Marion VA Health Care System recently scheduled a "Standdown Event" for homeless veterans at the Cornerstone Church in Marion.