Veterans hold fundraising dinner for recreation center - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Veterans hold fundraising dinner for recreation center

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CARBDONALE, IL (KFVS) -

Veterans from the Carbondale area held a fundraising dinner while raising awareness about the vision of making a Veteran Recreation Center and Museum a reality.

There was food, entertainment and stories shared at the Crispus Attucks Park in Carbondale.

The veterans want to keep their stories alive for other generations and don't want anyone forget what they went through.

Organizers say the recreation center would be for veterans, young and old, to participate in card games and many other activities.

Saturday was the first event held to raise funds and awareness in hopes others will join in and help make this a dream come true.

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