American Legion celebrates Veterans Day
An evening of good food, friendship and remembering was enjoyed by the members and guests of Springville American Legion and Auxiliary Post and Unit #28, November 12th for Veterans Day.
Keith Davis introduced Colleen Hatfield who presented a memorable program of music and stories of her uncle Franklin Caras who was shot down in the Vietnam War and was never recovered. She told of her Greek grandfather Angel Caras who emigrated from Greece. He became a U.S. Citizen and joined the Army and served in World War I.
She sang Country songs in the Patsy Cline style and also patriotic songs, such as “God Bless America” and “God Bless the USA”.
The dinner was a fund raiser for the Salt Lake Veterans Hospital Gift Shop and the Central Utah Veterans Home Gift Store in Payson.
The December meeting will be a Potluck and White Elephant Bingo Party. Bring your own dishes and a white elephant prize. The meeting will be December 10th at the Springville Senior Citizen Center at 7 pm. (65 East 200 South)
Program chairmen Keith & Marva Davis and Colleen Hatfield.