The Spearfish Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Auxiliary has stepped forward with a generous donation to the Spearfish Community Food Pantry.
Auxiliary President Deb Turner presented Pantry Treasurer Larry Weiers with the $200 check from VFW Post 5860 Auxiliary. The short presentation ceremony took place yesterday (1/17/11) in the Pantry lobby at 141 Yankee Street in Spearfish.
Wreath sales in October and November allowed the auxiliary to take another step forward in their goal of blanketing the entire Black Hills National Cemetery with wreaths, helping to demonstrate appreciation to veterans. Revenues from those wreath sales has also allowed the organization to provide valuable support to both the Good Shepherd Clinic and the Spearfish Community Food Pantry.
"The VFW Auxiliary does so many great things throughout this area," said Pantry President Karen Miller. "Their gift to the pantry supports our ongoing mission to serve needy families in the Spearfish and St. Onge areas. We are deeply appreciative of their support."