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October 9, 2013

Goldsby volunteers assist 109 veterans with claims

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NORMAN —

I would like to thank the Sam’s management team for allowing us to have the opportunity to promote what we do for veterans and surviving spouses in the community.

The Goldsby Veterans Memorial is filled with bricks with veterans names along the Walk of Honor. If you would like to purchase a brick for the veteran in your life, stop by on Thursday to get one in the works.

Harold Harvell, JD Kinard and Riley Phillips are available each Thursday to assist you with the purchase of a brick, military hat or one of the “One Hundred Stories from Veterans Corner” books written by Dr. Kami Day. Harvell can be reached at 596-8755 any time or at Goldsby on Thursday mornings.

We have three transportation vans that are used to transport veterans to their VA appointments. One of these is equipped with a wheelchair lift. Clayton Lee can be reached at 684-8860.

The other drivers are Howard Martin, of Norman, who drives the wheelchair-accessible van. He can be reached at 227-3239. Robert Root, of Norman, can be reached at 919-3008.

For all of your questions and assistance about veterans’ benefits, we are located at the Goldsby Community Center each Thursday. The doors open at 7 a.m., and sign-in sheets are available at 5:30 a.m.

Take time to visit veteranscorner.org. You also may send donations to Veterans Corner, P.O. Box 704, Washington, OK 73093.

You can call me at 550-8806 or email kdgraham@windstream.net.

Semper Fi.

Dale K. Graham is service officer of VFW Post 4890.

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