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VIDEO | Are you ready for Saturday’s SHRED Day at Horicon Bank?

September 11, 2020 – West Bend, WI – It was a warm, sunny day in September 2019 when Horicon Bank held its annual Shred Day. The free event is open to the community; neighbors will line up and drive through the branch parking lot on Paradise Drive dropping off

VIDEO | Are you ready for Saturday’s SHRED Day at Horicon Bank?

September 10, 2020 – West Bend, WI – It was a warm, sunny day in September 2019 when Horicon Bank held its annual Shred Day. The free event is open to the community; neighbors will line up and drive through the branch parking lot on Paradise Drive dropping off

VIDEO | Washington County veterans participate in Honor Flight Parade

September 4, 2020 – Washington Co., WI – Sixteen veterans from Washington County were among 175 veterans that gathered on Canal Street on Saturday, August 29 under the shadow of Miller Park to participate in the Stars & Stripes Honor Flight Parade. The event was held to recognize veterans

VIDEO | Washington County veterans participate in Honor Flight Parade

August 30, 2020 – Washington Co., WI – Sixteen veterans from Washington County were among 175 veterans that gathered on Canal Street on Saturday, August 29 under the shadow of Miller Park to participate in the Stars & Stripes Honor Flight Parade. The event was held to recognize veterans

Sons of American Legion host cookout Sunday, July 19 at Old Timers baseball Games | By Chris Schatz

West Bend, WI – The Sons of the American Legion is hosting a cookout Sunday, July 19 from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. at Regner Park in West Bend during the Old Timers baseball games. One hundred percent of the sales go to the local West Bend Legion Post. 

West Bend VFW Poppy distribution is Saturday, May 23

West Bend, WI – Every year in May veterans distribute Poppies throughout the city. This year due to restrictions local veterans groups are planning to do “Drive Thru Poppies.”   On Saturday, May 23, please come to the VFW Post at 260 Sand Drive in West Bend. Pick up

Four Chaplains observance is Thursday, February 6 at Living Word Lutheran High School | By James Maersch

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Jackson, WI – On February 3, 1942, four Army chaplains gave their lives to save others. The troop ship, USAT Dorchester, carrying 902 passengers was torpedoed and sunk within 20 minutes. The chaplains gave their own life jackets to those who had none.  They were among the 672 who

Four Chaplains observance is Thursday, February 6 at Living Word Lutheran High School | By James Maersch

Author: | Categories: Jackson, Veteran, Washington County No comments
Jackson, WI – On February 3, 1942, four Army chaplains gave their lives to save others. The troop ship, USAT Dorchester, carrying 902 passengers was torpedoed and sunk within 20 minutes. The chaplains gave their own life jackets to those who had none.  They were among the 672 who

Four Chaplains observance is Thursday, February 6 at Living Word Lutheran High School | By James Maersch

Author: | Categories: Jackson, Veteran, Washington County No comments
Jackson, WI – On February 3, 1942, four Army chaplains gave their lives to save others. The troop ship, USAT Dorchester, carrying 902 passengers was torpedoed and sunk within 20 minutes. The chaplains gave their own life jackets to those who had none.  They were among the 672 who

Honoring veterans in Washington County with Wreaths Across America | By Ann Bauer

December 14, 2019 – St. Lawrence, WI – The Allenton Legion Post teamed with volunteers this icy morning to take part in the National Wreaths Across America TM .  The goal is to honor 300 local veterans by placing a wreath on their headstones in eight area cemeteries with

Allenton Legion receives word that wreaths for Washington County veterans are on the way | By Ron Naab

Allenton, WI – The Allenton Fohl-Martin American Legion Post 483 received word more than 300 wreaths from Worcester Wreath Company of Columbia Falls, Maine are on the way.  These wreaths are with the 7,400 wreaths designated for Central Wisconsin Veterans Cemetery at King. “Worcester wreaths come from a family

Allenton Legion receives word that wreaths for Washington County veterans are on the way | By Ron Naab

Allenton, WI – The Allenton Fohl-Martin American Legion Post 483 received word more than 300 wreaths from Worcester Wreath Company of Columbia Falls, Maine are on the way.  These wreaths are with the 7,400 wreaths designated for Central Wisconsin Veterans Cemetery at King. “Worcester wreaths come from a family

Recognition for Brat Shed in West Bend | By James Maersch

December 7, 2019 – West Bend, WI – Korean War veterans Association Commander Norbert Carter and member Jim Maersch accept a thank you for building the “Brat shed.”

Allenton couple donates to veterans groups | By Ron Naab

December 3, 2019 – Allenton, WI – Ron and Ann Naab of Allenton traveled to the Waupaca area on Friday, November 29 to make deliveries to the King Veterans Donation Center. This is the sixth year the Naabs organized a delivery of personal hygiene items, new underwear and socks

Intermediate School in Rubicon makes generous donation to Honor Flight

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November 20, 2019 – Rubicon, WI – On Nov. 10, HONOR Intermediate School in Rubicon held a “One HONOR Helping Another HONOR” fundraiser to benefit Stars & Stripes Honor Flight. Today representatives from the Honor Flight were asked to return to HONOR to accept a check. This small school

The music played on from Milwaukee to Vietnam to Cedar Community | By Carrie Sturn

November 13, 2019 – West Bend, WI-Jim Lorch, Cedar Community independent living resident, picked up the clarinet at age seven and was able to play by ear. He could listen to a song, then play it back without missing a beat. Jim began taking formal lessons at the age

Photo Gallery | West Bend Common Council honors local veterans

November 5, 2019 – West Bend, WI – The West Bend Common Council took a break from normal politics on Monday night to celebrate and honor the service of local veterans. The program is an annual event organized by representatives from City Hall and Common Sense Citizens of Washington

LIVE BROADCAST | Veterans Tribute in West Bend

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Fourteen veterans from Washington County on October 19 Stars & Stripes Honor Flight | By Karyn Roelke

 October 7, 2019 – Washington Co., WI – There are 14 veterans from Washington County on the October 19 Stars & Stripes Honor Flight. Vietnam Navy SFM3 Terry Voss Colgate   Vietnam Army E5 Sergeant Arthur Lunde Germantown   Vietnam Marines Sgt Gregory Lueders Germantown   Vietnam Navy GMG3 E4 David Lerner

VIDEO | Horicon Bank in West Bend makes strong donation to Stars & Stripes Honor Flight

October 2, 2019 – West Bend, WI – In September, Horicon Bank on Paradise Drive in West Bend hosted its annual SHRED Day. While the event was free any donations collected would go to the Stars & Stripes Honor Flight. This week Horicon Bank presented a check for $4,000