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Lansing Boy Scouts serve Manteno veterans

by Melanie Jongsma

MANTENO, Ill. (February 20, 2020) – Boy Scout Troop 276 recently put on another party for veterans at the Manteno Veterans Home. They served sloppy joes, chips, drinks, and snacks; held a raffle; and donated a variety of personal items. Musically talented scouts entertained the veterans with festive and familiar selections.

Some of the Scouts brought their musical skills. (Photo: Chuck Murach)

“Everyone very much enjoyed the very fulfilling event,” reported Scout Leader Chuck Murach. “And we were helped out with donations from Calumet Bakery and JJ Kelley’s.”

Donations from Calumet Bakery and JJ Kelley’s contributed to the party atmosphere. (Photo: Chuck Murach)
Melanie Jongsma
Melanie Jongsma
Melanie Jongsma grew up in Lansing, Illinois, and believes The Lansing Journal has an important role to play in building community through trustworthy information.


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