Luehrs Speaks At Help For Veterans Meeting

Chairman Johnnie Daniels opened the meeting with prayer.
Twelve members gave the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
Chairman Daniels ask Barbra Causey to introduce guest speaker Don Luehrs for the July meeting.
Don Luehrs is a former TV personality that now works for Hospice Care of South Carolina.
Don stated that the Dillon office is located on North 8th Ave.
Don spoke on how Hospice works and how they reach persons in need.
Don said that Hospice was a blessing to his father in the last eight months of his life.
Don also brought a guest with him, Danny Pearce, who serves a chaplain with Hospice and lives in Hartsville.
Danny is a U.S. Army veteran and works with veterans that make up a large part of Hospice care.
Don concluded his informative talk by adding who was eligible for Hospice.
Chairman Daniels thanked Don and Danny for attending the meeting with their informative information on Hospice.
Treasurer Cathorine Price stated that $4489.64 was in the account.
A motion was made, seconded and approved to accept the treasurer’s report.
Secretary Craig Brown read the minutes from the June 21st meeting.
A motion was made, seconded and approved to accept the minutes from the June meeting.
It was reported that the pork bog fund raiser may be called off and a cash contribution made instead.
Chairman Daniels gave an update on the Health Fair and the many donations made and offered for door prizes.
Valerie Graves gave an update on van drivers and a vehicle being donated for use in transporting veterans to the Veterans Hospitals and Clinics.
Valerie stated that at least 30 persons had volunteered to drive the van.
Chairman Daniels thanked Valerie for providing desserts and drinks and thanked the American Legion for the use of their building. A motion was made, seconded and approved to adjourn the meeting.
The next meeting is scheduled for August 16th, 2018 at 7 p.m.

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