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Letter: Veterans committee thanks community and businesses for support

The 11-11-11 Veterans Event Committee would like to thank the following sponsors for their donations and help:

Affordable family Dental, GI USA Store, Pahrump Party Supply, Disabled American veterans Chapter 15 Pahrump, and the Disabled American Women’s Auxiliary for their donations.

We would also like to thank Joe’s Sanitation for supplying the comfort stations for us as they do every time we have an event. Thanks, Joe’s Sanitation, we appropriated your donation for the comfort stations.

Thank you John Dellapenna of Batavia, New York for lending us a Civil War uniform and shipping it from New York for us to use at our event. Thanks to all of the above businesses and the Pahrump community for making the event one of the best we have had at the Pahrump Veterans Memorial to date.

Tim Nelson from the Pahrump Valley Model Aviators, that was a nice flyover with your P51 Mustang model plane. People I have talked to liked the victory roll. That was awesome!

We also want to thank LTC Patrick Nary, JROTC senior Army instructor, for the outstanding military performance by the JROTC students of Pahrump Valley High School, they not only performed outstanding in their military duties, but also helped with setting up our area for the finger foods that were served.

We, the committee, appreciate what the JROTC did to make our 11-11-11 Veterans Event very successful. We want to thank the Boy Scouts for their fine traffic control when parking the cars. They followed instructions to a “T”. Thank you commissioners Butch Borasky and Frank Carbone for helping out with the Wreath Ceremony.

We had a military display sponsored by Marine Corp League detachment 1199, thank you Marines, hope they had a lot of questions. There was a display for Quilts of Valor also on display. Our community veterans are receiving these quilts the ladies make to thank our veterans, and ladies, we appreciate it.

We the 11-11-11 Veterans Event Committee also want to thank our assemblyman, James Oscarson, for attending and to be with us veterans here in Nye County. Thank you community for a great turnout for our first event of many to come, and here is hoping it keeps getting bigger and bigger.

A good turnout from our Nye County veterans, we personally felt proud and I know that all of our veterans in attendance appreciated the support from our community. The 11-11-11 committee thanks everybody in our community who attended the event. Thank you.

LTC Nary

U.S. Army JROTC Senior Instructor, PVHS

Senior Chief Petty Officer John Hackett,

U.S. Navy (retired)

Cpl. Ken Shockley

U. S. Marine Corp (retired)

1st Sgt. Jose Telles

U. S. Marine Corp (retired)

Matt Luis

Buildings and Grounds manager

Home Depot gives back

to local woman

This is not a rant but a Holiday Warm Wishes thank you and acknowledgment of the outstanding community service of our local Home Depot Store #3322.

They came to the assistance of an elderly lady and her handicapped daughter.

They had a bathroom that was unusable due to water damage.

These men from Home Depot came out with the materials needed and installed them on site. They did an excellent job.

The three men who came out and made the repairs were Doug West, Tim Millard and Cody Fuller.

And this was all made possible by their leader, Kevin Brown and Home Depot Corporate outreach activities.

It is always heartwarming to see local companies giving back.

Thank you, Home Depot and Merry Christmas.

Alan Chapman

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