VFW Post Recognizes Local Girl Scout Troop
On Monday May 17, 2021; VFW Post 5036 recognized Girl Scout Troop 725 (Campton Hills), for their outstanding contribution for helping local veterans. The troop presented the Post with 170 boxes of Girl Scout Cookies that were bought by local residents. These cookies were delivered in April to 94 veterans in 8 nursing homes in the St, Charles and South Elgin areas.
Accepting the award is Troop leader Emily Varsho and her daughters, Mackenzie (green vest), and Samantha (brown vest).
Also receiving special recognition is Hadley La Bounty, who started this cookie drive and sold over 60 boxes of cookies through Facebook.
Presenting the plaques are Richard Zawislak (Youth Commissioner) and Dennis Larson (Service Officer).