As we were planning for the dedication of the Veterans Plaza information kiosk, Heidi Audette, of the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs called to ask if we might have a Memorial Day Ceremony planned at which the Korean Ambassador for Peace Medal could be presented to eligible Korean War Vets. The result was to turn a relatively low key dedication to one much more widely attended and that allowed us to join the Republic of Korea General Consul’s office in honoring twenty some veterans with the medal.
Said Audette; “I wanted to take a moment to thank you and the members of Post 8870 for your generosity and hospitality during Monday’s ceremony! The Consul General’s Office and WDVA are very grateful that you allowed the Ambassador for Peace Medals to be presented. You obviously have the support of your community and in turn you are providing great support to the veterans and families who call Edmonds home!
Thank you again, and I hope to have the opportunity to work with you again in the future!”