First Posted: 2/3/2013
Wilkes-Barre Veterans Center recently hosted the president’s tour for the Pennsylvania American Legion, Auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion Presidents. Participants toured the hospital and community living center and presented each veteran with a Christmas card and canteen books. From left, seated, are Lucy Piccoletti and Lucille Petro, Auxiliary Unit 585, Duryea. Second row, Barbara J. Lysic, Pennsylvania Auxiliary president; Stephanie Piccoletti, Unit 585; Marion Kunigonis; Unit 672 Plains and Hospital Deputy’ Santa Sam, American Legion; Melissa Hrinya, Veteran’s Affairs and Rehabilitation Chairman; and Ann Edwards, Wilkes-Barre VA Auxiliary Hospital Representative. After the tour, the auxiliary held its Christmas Gift Shoppe where veterans each received a sweatsuit and were able to shop for gifts for their spouses and family members.