Jim Stanko, right, the ESGR chairman for Northwest Colorado, presented Rio Blanco County Sheriff Anthony Mazzola with a Patriot Award on Monday evening at the Meeker VFW Hall. The ESGR is a Department of Defense office established to promote cooperation and understanding between military Reserve/National Guard members and their civilian employers, fostering a culture in which employers support and value the employment and military service of members of the National Guard and Reserve in the United States. Undersheriff Brice Glasscock, a member of the National Guard, nominated Mazzola for the honor because of the support that Mazzola and the department have shown him, as a member.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars, Meeker VFW and Women’s Auxiliary presented the VFW Pledge of Allegiance award to preschoolers. It is a certificate of good citizenship and Pledge of Allegiance award.
MEEKER I Meeker Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall No. 5843 is one of the VFW halls nationally taking part in the organization’s annual Voice of Democracy scholarship competition for students nationally. This year’s topic is: […]