Posts Tagged ‘Veterans’
The ‘Shave For The Brave’ organization is sponsoring a fundraising event called ‘Bags And Bands’.
‘Shave For The Brave’ is an organization that raises money for the Quad Cities Honor Flight. The Honor Flight sends WWII and Korean War veterans as well as terminally ill Vietnam vet to Washington DC to see all of the respective war memorials. Crystal Wilson and Christy Wingo joined us to talk about the organization and the event on the WGIL Morning News.
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois veterans with disabilities will be eligible for more property tax exemptions under a law signed by Gov. Pat Quinn.
The job fair might have been smaller than in year’s past, but the idea was still the same.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois treasurer Dan Rutherford is again trying to reunite veterans and their families with lost military medals, ribbons, dog tags and paperwork left in unclaimed safe-deposit boxes.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP)–The overseer of federal outpatient clinics for veterans in central Illinois says sudden short-staffing at the Springfield site is posing “unprecedented” challenges in meeting patient demands.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois National Guard recruiter made it to the final round of Ms. Veteran America 2014.
PITTSFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A Vietnam War veteran and the president of the Pike County Historical Society in western Illinois want to build a museum to display war memorabilia to honor the area’s veterans.
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois is creating a non-profit foundation to better help veterans.