Post 457 vets’ food pantry April 9


Sunbury American Legion Col. Benson Hough Post 457 will host a veterans food pantry from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 9.

The mobile food pantry is operated by M.A.S.H. (Military And Service Heroes) from Columbus.

M.A.S.H. provides pantries at several locations in central Ohio. The Post 457 pantry is the only location in Delaware County, and will be a monthly event.

All area veterans, active military families, and survivors may participate. Refreshments and a pot luck lunch will be provided.

Veterans service officers will also be on hand to inform area veterans and their survivors of any benefits and services they have earned and are entitled. Bring a copy of your DD 214 or other discharge documents to receive this information.

Future pantry dates are Saturday, May 14, and Saturday, June 11.

Post 457 will have a bean soup and corn bread lunch on from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday April 23.

Tickets are $4 in advance, and $5 at the door. For advance tickets, see any Post 457 member or call 740 965-2111.

Post 457 is located at 230 Otis St.

By Lenny C. Lepola

For The Gazette

Lenny C. Lepola can be reached at 614-266-6093. Email: [email protected].

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