VFW Post 5156 Supports Suicide Prevention, Education

On Tuesday, July 10, 2020, Monroe County Veterans of Foreign Wars Gold Star Post 5156 in Sweetwater Tennessee donates $500.00 to Vet to Vet Tennessee during a joint meeting of the two organizations. Presenting the check was post commander Wayne Grayson and to his left Monroe County Director of Schools Dr. Deanna McClendon accepted the money on behalf of Vet to Vet Tennessee, funds that will be directed towards suicide prevention efforts and scholarship opportunities for students and education. This is part of the newly developed “Worth It” program designed for middle and high schools in East Tennessee. Vet to Vet Tennessee is grateful for the support and donation not only from the VFW post but also Monroe County.

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