Stories tagged with: AmVets

May 28, 2011 - 4:11pm
3 years 51 weeks ago

For many kids, Memorial Day weekend marks the beginning of summer vacation. But for a local Boy Scout troop they recognize the true meaning behind the holiday.

This morning Boy Scout Troop 158 teamed with local AMVETS at Greenwood Cemetery to place American flags at the graves of our veterans. The day served not only as a time to remember those who served, but as an opportunity to bring together two generations for a common purpose.

"I thought it was perfect," said...

September 2, 2010 - 7:29pm
4 years 37 weeks ago

The gap is narrowing for the needed funds for the war memorial in downtown Zanesville, but the Veteran's Council still needs some community help.

The memorial is approximately $20,000 short of completing the display that honors Muskingum County veterans.

"We want to honor everyone that was killed in the Korean War, and WWII with a helmet with their name on it," says Jeff Dittmar of the Veteran's Council.

Currently, not all names are listed on helmets because...

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