Organizers of the recent veterans barbecue fundraiser gather at the Youngstown Volunteer Fire Co. firehall. Shown, from left are: Cmdr. Rich Newman of O. Leo Curtiss Post 830, newly elected 1st District Niagara County Legislator Irene Myers, Molly Haigh, and Gary Zanardi of Youngstown Lake Ontario Post 313.
Haigh is a teacher at the Royalton-Hartland Learning Center where her students created “Thank You for Your Service” cards that were presented to veterans attending the event.
Organizers report a total of $7,600 was raised from the fundraiser, proceeds of which went to benefit the two Town of Porter veterans posts. (Submitted photo)