Vietnam veterans group makes donation to Poplar Bluff Valentines - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Vietnam veterans group makes donation to Poplar Bluff Valentines event

(Photo courtesy: John J. Pershing VA Medical Center) (Photo courtesy: John J. Pershing VA Medical Center)
POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KFVS) -

The upcoming Valentines for Veterans concert in Poplar Bluff, Missouri just got a little sweeter.

It’s all thanks to a recent donation by the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1056.

“We appreciate the generous sponsors who provide the funding that makes this event possible,” said Voluntary Services Officer-Donna Reynolds. “We couldn’t do it without them, and the concert is a wonderful way to show our Veterans how grateful our community is for their service.”

All available tickets for the February 16 event have been distributed.

The Valentines for Veterans concert will be held at the Black River Coliseum.

It is hosted by the John J. Pershing VA Medical Center and sponsored by the community.

Those interested in volunteering or donating to future concerts may contact Voluntary Services Officer, Donna Reynolds at 573-778-4275.

You may also contact Voluntary Services Specialist, Chris Luecke at 573-778-4276 or Voluntary Services Assistant, Dale Day at 573-778-4499. 

Download the KFVS News app: iPhone | Android

Copyright 2018 KFVS. All rights reserved.

  • Heartland NewsMore>>

  • What you need to know Aug. 15

    What you need to know Aug. 15

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:26 AM EDT2018-08-15 09:26:31 GMT
    The chances of severe weather are low (Source: Pixabay)The chances of severe weather are low (Source: Pixabay)
    The chances of severe weather are low (Source: Pixabay)The chances of severe weather are low (Source: Pixabay)

    Good morning, it is Wednesday, Aug. 15. First Alert Forecast We’ll have scattered showers and thunderstorms in the Heartland what will stick around for most of the show. 

    Good morning, it is Wednesday, Aug. 15. First Alert Forecast We’ll have scattered showers and thunderstorms in the Heartland what will stick around for most of the show. 

  • What you need to know Aug. 14

    What you need to know Aug. 14

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:22 AM EDT2018-08-15 09:22:03 GMT
    Sunshine will give way to rain today (Source: William Foeste near Olive Branch Illinois)Sunshine will give way to rain today (Source: William Foeste near Olive Branch Illinois)

    Good morning, it is Tuesday, Aug. 14. First Alert Forecast Scattered showers and thunderstorms could approach our western counties by the time the show ends.

    Good morning, it is Tuesday, Aug. 14. First Alert Forecast Scattered showers and thunderstorms could approach our western counties by the time the show ends.

  • Missouri farmers defend chemical in common insecticide that could be banned

    Missouri farmers defend chemical in common insecticide that could be banned

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:57 PM EDT2018-08-15 03:57:05 GMT
    Dairy farmer John Schoen holds up a piece of alfalfa that has been damaged by bugs. Schoen uses a dangerous insecticide to protect the crop that could soon be banned by the EPA.Dairy farmer John Schoen holds up a piece of alfalfa that has been damaged by bugs. Schoen uses a dangerous insecticide to protect the crop that could soon be banned by the EPA.
    Dairy farmer John Schoen holds up a piece of alfalfa that has been damaged by bugs. Schoen uses a dangerous insecticide to protect the crop that could soon be banned by the EPA.Dairy farmer John Schoen holds up a piece of alfalfa that has been damaged by bugs. Schoen uses a dangerous insecticide to protect the crop that could soon be banned by the EPA.

    Federal judges have ordered the EPA to ban a dangerous, popular insecticide, but farmers in Southeast Missouri who use the chemical are coming to its defense.

    Federal judges have ordered the EPA to ban a dangerous, popular insecticide, but farmers in Southeast Missouri who use the chemical are coming to its defense.

Powered by Frankly