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VFW members distribute 'Buddy Poppies' to help veterans

Original post made on May 28, 2013

Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Ambrose D. Regalia Post 6298 distributed Buddy Poppies over the Memorial Day weekend as part of the organization's national fundraiser to help disabled and needy veterans.

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Posted by Harold K. "Hal" Strunk, a resident of Downtown
on May 28, 2013 at 8:21 am

The good people of Pleasanton were very generous in supporting the many activities of our local VFW and American Legion posts last weekend as we gave people passing by our Buddy Poppies. We have no administrative costs, all donations are used for local and veterans' programs. We had many opportunities to tell the younger generations to Google, "In Flanders Fields" and learn about the meaning of the Buddy Poppy.


Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on May 29, 2013 at 9:45 am

Wonderful!


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