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Mike Geurtz, left, and Kent “Jake” Jacobson of the Willmar VFW Men’s Auxiliary carry a Thanksgiving meal box to the car Sunday for Don Anderson of New London, right. The donated meal fixings, including a turkey, were distributed to area veterans. The VFW packed up 88 meal boxes on Saturday, and veterans came to the post on Sunday to receive their package. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)

A tradition of saying thanks to area veterans continues at Willmar VFW

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WILLMAR — A Thanksgiving “thank you’’ to area servicemen and women remains a tradition for the Willmar Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1639 Men’s Auxiliary.

They once again put together all the fixings to serve area veterans and their families a holiday meal, according to a news release from Glen Lotthammer, president of the auxiliary.

The men’s auxiliary volunteers assembled the boxes of food on Saturday, and they were ready for distribution on Sunday.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
(320) 214-4335
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