Login  /  Register  | 3 premium articles left before you must register.

Lyme - Old Lyme veterans seek help to locate veterans in need

Published May 27. 2013 4:00AM

Old Lyme — The Lyme - Old Lyme Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1467 is looking for help identifying veterans in need in the community.

The post received a donation, to be spent on veterans in Lyme and Old Lyme and/or their families, who find themselves in unfortunate circumstances. The post wants to use the donation to defray costs for a rental payment or mortgage interest payment or pay for utility or home heating fuel, medical expenses, medications, eyeglasses, food and incidentals, children's clothing or durable medical equipment. The post could also temporarily defray the costs of vehicle repairs and maintenance, repairs, or renovations to make a veteran's home handicapped accessible.

For more information, contact John Donnelly at j.donnelly@snet.net">j.donnelly@snet.net or 860-767-9999, or Tim Griswold at timothygriswold@yahoo.com">timothygriswold@yahoo.com or 860-434-9111.

The post is also looking for veterans in Lyme and Old Lyme to join the post, which participates in a number of community service and outreach programs.

The post wants to thank local veterans for their service and encourages them to get involved. The post meets every fourth Monday of the month at 5 p.m. at the Lyme-Old Lyme Senior Center, and will have a booth at the Lions Club Car Show Monday, May 27. Andy Brennan, the post commander, can be reached at adeeandy@aol.com">adeeandy@aol.com.

News by Town

Most Recent Poll
The Boy Scouts vote Thursday on an openly gay policy. What do you think the policy should be?
I think that individual troop leaders should be able to decide.
6%
I oppose any easing of the ban.
29%
I have long been among those who have protested the no-gays policy.
38%
Whatever the outcome of Thursday's vote, I'm afraid the organization won't recover from this divisive debate.
27%
Number of votes: 240

No current items found