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Local 139 Assists with Homeless Veterans Project – Three More Tiny Homes!
BIG thank you to all of the volunteers and our 2 signatory contractors for bringing 3 new homes to their destination at Veterans Outreach of Wisconsin’s James A. Peterson Veterans Village in Racine.
Supporting Veterans Outreach of Wisconsin
Local 139 District A Manager Greg West and American Legion Post 139 Commander Mike Burt presented Veterans Outreach of Wisconsin with donation checks.
Heroic 139er Gathers Strength to Dedicate Veterans’ Monument in the Northwoods
Using a wheelchair and crutches to maneuver and to stand, retired Local 139 member Gary Wetzel helped dedicate a “transition wall” that memorializes all veterans while inspiring service to country.
Local 139 Golf Outing raises over $9,000 for WI Veteran Program
Local 139 raised $9,365 for Hogs for Heroes, nearly a 25 percent increase from the amount raised during the 2016 golf outing.
Local 139 Assists with Homeless Veterans Project
James Peterson Veterans Village has been a big volunteer effort started by Jeff Agustin of the Veterans Outreach of Wisconsin. The project was years in the making.” The grid of 120 foundational piers was described as the “ultrasound image” for, what would eventually be, the birth a profound concept providing housing for local homeless veterans.