American Legion Post #223 in Constantine recently obtained a grant for $10,900 from the Home Depot Foundation. The money will be used to remodel six bathrooms at the Legion, and new flooring will be put down in the breakfast area Wednesday and Thursday (June 19-20). In addition, employees at the Three Rivers Home Depot volunteered their free labor.
Shown (left to right) in the accompanying photo are American Legion Commander Ralph Karcher and Legion members Butch Seymour and Steve Brewer, and Home Depot employees Angel Johnson, Janet Bender, Katie Morris, Logan Bobell, Jessica Kline, Jordan Woodstock and Steve Wagner. Bobell is a team captain at Home Depot and assisted the Legion apply for the grant. “The Home Depot Foundation is a non-profit organization with a focus on assisting veterans. Employees juggled their schedules to come in to help, and we’ve got more people coming in tomorrow. It’s a company that likes to give back to the community,” Bobell said. He added that Glidden donated ten gallons of paint to the project. Commander Karcher said members of the Legion were grateful for all the work done on their behalf.
Source: News story and photos contributed by Angie Birdsall.