May is Buddy Poppy Month


Hillsboro Mayor Drew Hastings, center, on Wednesday proclaimed May as “Buddy Poppy Month.” The annual sale of Buddy Poppies by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) of the United States has been officially recognized and endorsed by governmental leaders since 1922, the proclamation noted. Buddy Poppies are assembled by disabled veterans, and the proceeds of the fund-raising campaign are used exclusively for the benefit of disabled, needy veterans, widows, and orphans of deceased veterans and to “honor the dead by helping the living.” Receiving the proclamation were VFW 9094 Buddy Poppy co-chairs David Higham, left, and Matt Harp, right.


Gary Abernathy|The Times-Gazette

Hillsboro Mayor Drew Hastings, center, on Wednesday proclaimed May as “Buddy Poppy Month.” The annual sale of Buddy Poppies by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) of the United States has been officially recognized and endorsed by governmental leaders since 1922, the proclamation noted. Buddy Poppies are assembled by disabled veterans, and the proceeds of the fund-raising campaign are used exclusively for the benefit of disabled, needy veterans, widows, and orphans of deceased veterans and to “honor the dead by helping the living.” Receiving the proclamation were VFW 9094 Buddy Poppy co-chairs David Higham, left, and Matt Harp, right.

Hillsboro Mayor Drew Hastings, center, on Wednesday proclaimed May as “Buddy Poppy Month.” The annual sale of Buddy Poppies by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) of the United States has been officially recognized and endorsed by governmental leaders since 1922, the proclamation noted. Buddy Poppies are assembled by disabled veterans, and the proceeds of the fund-raising campaign are used exclusively for the benefit of disabled, needy veterans, widows, and orphans of deceased veterans and to “honor the dead by helping the living.” Receiving the proclamation were VFW 9094 Buddy Poppy co-chairs David Higham, left, and Matt Harp, right.
http://timesgazette.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/web1_poppy-proc-2016.jpgHillsboro Mayor Drew Hastings, center, on Wednesday proclaimed May as “Buddy Poppy Month.” The annual sale of Buddy Poppies by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) of the United States has been officially recognized and endorsed by governmental leaders since 1922, the proclamation noted. Buddy Poppies are assembled by disabled veterans, and the proceeds of the fund-raising campaign are used exclusively for the benefit of disabled, needy veterans, widows, and orphans of deceased veterans and to “honor the dead by helping the living.” Receiving the proclamation were VFW 9094 Buddy Poppy co-chairs David Higham, left, and Matt Harp, right. Gary Abernathy|The Times-Gazette
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