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MONTICELLO, KY (GWN) – Wayne County DAV Local Chapter 105 reveals that a new applicant requested membership placement in Local 105 at the May 2022 meeting. New applicant has been transferred from Florida with 100% disability from US Navy. Commander Jeff Morgan and DAV local 105 will continue to advocate for those who have bravely worn our nation’s uniform and will continue advancing the cause for every veteran in Wayne County, and surrounding counties in our district.
New schedules were also made during the May 2022 meeting. Local Veterans can expect US Flags to be placed as memorials around veteran graves at Elk Springs Cemetery. Veterans were requested to meet at the cemetery on May 26 to install the flags. Tools will be necessary such as a large screwdriver or lug wrench to make holes in the right areas. Other groups will be placing flags at cemeteries throughout Wayne County.
Additionally, a concert will be held at Performance Feeds LLC, 22 Cardinal Avenue in Monticello on behalf of local veterans. Concert begins at 12 noon with local singing groups performing. Everyone is invited to attend the concert and enjoy this event.
Local Chapter 105 is always quite active with new events during the spring and summer months. The annual Roadblock Fundraiser will be held on Saturday, May 28, 2022, at the intersection of Highway 90 and 1275. Buckets handled by veterans will be provided at each corner of the intersection to receive donations. Commander Jeff Morgan asks for those wishing to donate arrive at the intersection between the hours of 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Commander Morgan also request everyone drive safely through the intersection to prevent accidents. There will also be a police cruiser in the area, as well.
Also included in the Memorial Day Program on Monday May 30, 2022, is a program at the Wayne County High School Gymnasium. The program begins at 10 a.m. with Clay Chaplin singing group. Along with Bell Tones, and others who will be performing. Commander Jeff Morgan will speak bringing opening statements. Folding the Flag, 21 Gun Salute, and recipient for Jr ROTC Scholarship Program will be announced. The event will relocate to the Aspire Center in case of rain. A news crew from channel 36 will bring it live on television, as well.
Inclusive of these events will be a Veteran Banner folded and sent to France for the local soldier, Jesse Patton, who was killed in that area. To honor this brave vet banner will be sent to area the soldier was killed.
Local DAV meetings, events, and activities take place all during the year. For more information, you may call Commander Jeff Morgan at 606-307-8719 or visit a meeting on the first Monday of each month at the Wayne County Senior Citizens Building, across from the Judicial Center on Columbia Avenue in Monticello, Kentucky