Forget Me Not Days raise funds for vets

Messenger photo by Kristy Zurbrick

(Posted July 27, 2018)

Members of Madison County’s Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Chapter 93 will accept donations to benefit veterans during Forget Me Not Days, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 10-11 at Speedway, 102 W. High St., London, and Walmart, 375 Lafayette St., London.

On July 24, the Madison County commissioners proclaimed Aug. 10-11 as Forget Me Not Days and London Mayor Patrick Closser declared August as Forget Me Not Month.

On hand for the proclamations were: (from left) Rob Slane, county administrator; Mark Forrest, county commissioner; London Mayor Pat Closser; Kenneth Reed, DAV Chapter 93 member and DAV Department of Ohio Officer of the Day; Terry Mackey, DAV Chapter 93 commander; and county commissioners David Dhume and David Hunter.

The DAV offers a free service to disabled veterans and their families in filing claims for government benefits and assists veterans with job, hospital, employment and other issues.

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