Lorri Gilchrist

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Veterans Corner: Some tweaks to Toys For Tots in 2020

The 2020 Marine Toys for Tots program for Clallam county will be different this year, as COVID-19 has changed the rules for the program locally… Continue reading

 

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Veterans Corner: Ceremony set at Pioneer Memorial Park

There will be no ceremony at the U.S. Coast Guard base on Veterans Day. Because of restrictions from the pandemic and the large crowd that… Continue reading

 

Veterans Corner: U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary is recruiting!

Veterans Corner: U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary is recruiting!

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary is recruiting members for Flotilla 42 in Sequim

 

Veterans Corner: Congratulations to the All-American VFW Post 6787!

Veterans Corner: Congratulations to the All-American VFW Post 6787!

VFW Post 6787 in Carlsborg has been awarded National recognition as an All-American Post! This prestigious award was earned by the Post by 1) increasing… Continue reading

Veterans Corner: Congratulations to the All-American VFW Post 6787!
Veterans Corner: No Stand Down in Port Townsend

Veterans Corner: No Stand Down in Port Townsend

Voices For Veterans has cancelled the Port Townsend Stand Down scheduled for July 27 at the Port Townsend Elks Lodge. Veterans who are having issues… Continue reading

Veterans Corner: No Stand Down in Port Townsend
Veterans Corner: Thanks to veteran supporters

Veterans Corner: Thanks to veteran supporters

A call went out from the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs for folks to write to the veterans in the five state veterans homes… Continue reading

Veterans Corner: Thanks to veteran supporters
Veterans Corner: Memorial Day ceremonies are cancelled

Veterans Corner: Memorial Day ceremonies are cancelled

The Veterans Center, at 216 S. Francis St. in Port Angeles, has a clothing store for veterans and their families. There are used and new… Continue reading

Veterans Corner: Memorial Day ceremonies are cancelled

Veteran’s Corner: Look ahead to Christmas!

The Sequim Valley Lions regretfully have cancelled the Spaghetti Dinner on April 11 that was to be held at the Sequim VFW. Please look forward… Continue reading

Veterans Corner: Used clothing always available for veterans

Veterans Corner: Used clothing always available for veterans

The Sequim Valley Lions will be providing a spaghetti dinner free to all veterans from 4-7 p.m. Saturday, April 11, at the Sequim VFW, 169… Continue reading

Veterans Corner: Used clothing always available for veterans
Veterans Corner: Help available for those with PTSD

Veterans Corner: Help available for those with PTSD

Don’t let the title of the club fool you: The Jefferson County Quilts of Valor will be happy to make a quilt for a veteran… Continue reading

Veterans Corner: Help available for those with PTSD
Veterans Corner: Happy New Year!

Veterans Corner: Happy New Year!

Carlsborg VFW Post 6787 brought some Christmas cheer to five veteran families. The thank-you stories were heartwarming and gratifying. They also supported the Port Angeles… Continue reading

Veterans Corner: Happy New Year!
Veterans Corner: Christmas for children of Clallam County

Veterans Corner: Christmas for children of Clallam County

American Legion Post 62 in Sequim will be hosting a Breakfast With Santa from 9-11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 21, at 107 E. Prairie St.… Continue reading

Veterans Corner: Christmas for children of Clallam County
Veterans Corner: Veterans helping the community during the holidays

Veterans Corner: Veterans helping the community during the holidays

The final Voices For Veterans Stand Down of 2019 was held at the Clallam County Fairgrounds on Oct. 3. Among the volunteers were the Legion… Continue reading

Veterans Corner: Veterans helping the community during the holidays
Veterans Corner: A busy fall for veterans

Veterans Corner: A busy fall for veterans

The dedication of the Gold Star Families Memorial Monument will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at the Forks Transit Center. The guest… Continue reading

Veterans Corner: A busy fall for veterans
Veterans Corner: Recognizing Patriot’s Day

Veterans Corner: Recognizing Patriot’s Day

Today is National Day of Service and Remembrance, or Patriot’s Day. It is observed in honor of the individuals who lost their lives as a… Continue reading

Veterans Corner: Recognizing Patriot’s Day
Veterans Corner: See us at the fair!

Veterans Corner: See us at the fair!

Carlsborg VFW Post 6787 meets the third Saturday of each month at the Mariner’s Cafe at 11 a.m. The program for the Sept. 21 meeting… Continue reading

Veterans Corner: See us at the fair!
Veterans Corner: A busy summer!

Veterans Corner: A busy summer!

American Legion Post 62 will host their Turkey Shoot on Saturday, July 20, at the Peninsula Long Rifles camp on Slab Camp Road. All veterans… Continue reading

Veterans Corner: A busy summer!
Veterans Corner: Flag Day is June 14

Veterans Corner: Flag Day is June 14

The Jack Grennan Post 62 of the American Legion hosts a Flag Day Ceremony at 2 p.m. on Friday, June 14, at the Post, 107… Continue reading

Veterans Corner: Flag Day is June 14
Veterans Corner: Attend a Memorial Day ceremony

Veterans Corner: Attend a Memorial Day ceremony

There will be a Military Appreciation Day at Costco Wholesale in Sequim on Saturday, May 25, from 8-9:30 a.m. There will be a free continental… Continue reading

Veterans Corner: Attend a Memorial Day ceremony

Veterans Corner: Marine Corps League to host meet and greet

At 1 p.m. on the last Friday of every month, a Bell Ringing Ceremony to honor veterans who have passed the previous month is held… Continue reading