first_img Email the author “We will accept donations as we are setting up on Wednesday and Thursday,” McLeod said. “Those who want to donate to the rummage sale may call 465-0067 for more information.”McLeod said the long-term hope for the non-profit organization is to have a veterans’ village in the Troy area.“We have an increasing number of female veterans and there are those among them who are living on the streets with their children,” McLeod said. “There are five major categories of homeless veterans. The male veterans are the largest followed by female veterans. Families with children are third and, then, spouses who need help. Also, there are young veterans who have families and are struggling and need some breathing room for a while.” Public hearing reviews plans for repurposing high school By Lauren Johnson Plans for renovating the Academy Street High School will be the topic of a public hearing at… read more Latest Stories Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Book Nook to reopen The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson There’s a new non-profit organization in town that was formed with the specific purpose of assisting veterans.The organization, titled Vets 4 Vets, We Got Your 6, is led by a group of five veterans who are dedicated to the welfare of other veterans and who provide assurance that “we’ve got your back.”Elaine McLeod, president of the Post 70 American Legion Auxiliary in Troy and a founding board member of the non-profit organization, said Vets 4 Vets;-We Got Your 6, is a dream that God put on her heart. By Jaine Treadwell Published 10:34 pm Monday, June 15, 2020 Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Messenger photo/Lauren JohnsonGroup leaders talk with incoming freshmen on Monday during the first IMPACT session at Troy University. The annual summer registration and campus visit program is being adapted for COVID-19 social distancing requirements, but hundreds of new students will participate either virtually or in-person this summer. For McLeod, Vets 4 Vets- We’ve Got Your 6 holds the hope for her dream to come true and the organization of the founding board was the first step, next is the rummage sale fundraiser on Friday and Saturday.The founding board members are David Payne, president; Jessie Donaldson, vice president; Dianne Fickel, treasurer; Susan Filiault, secretary and McLeod, project manager. By The Penny Hoarder Print Article Sponsored Content Skip You Might Like New group benefits area vets “Finally, the founding of the non-profit organization is an opportunity to do something about it,” McLeod said. “Vietnam, Grenada and Iraqi Freedom are all represented on the board. And, of course, we are looking, initially, at funding. So, our Auxiliary is having a rummage sale this weekend with all proceeds going to Vets 4 Vets –We’ve Got Your 6.”The rummage sale will be at the American Legion Post 70 home at 212 East Walnut Street in Troy from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Friday and from 7 a.m. until noon on Saturday.“We will have a variety of items including clothing, from children’s sizes to 3X and we’ll have everything from furniture to household items to knickknacks. Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Patriot Health ZoneHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential Health32-second Stretch Ends Back Pain & Sciatica (Watch)Healthier LivingThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more