Legion honors pantry volunteers with visit, donation

Legionnaires visit food pantry and leave $800 donation. From left, Post Historian Ronnie Floyd; Vice Commander Tim Mock; Commander Mark Dwyer; Pantry Manager Sandy Matthews and Judge Advocate Rich Heroux. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

From WSJ Staff Reports

An annual tradition was kept going with a visit to a local food pantry.

Members of the Walter E. Cole American Legion Post 18 visited the Tri-Area Ministry Food Pantry on Dec. 21, to pay a holiday tribute to the organization’s volunteers.

“These people work week in and week out to prepare packages for the many families in need,” said Rich Heroux, Legion spokesman.

The Legionnaires also made a donation of $800 during their visit.

“What they do is an act of love. Their dedication should be honored each and every day.”

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