Published: November 9, 2009
Special to The Vindicator
THANK YOU, VETERANS! Whispering Oaks Retirement Community, 260 S. Buhl Farm Drive, Hermitage, honors its veterans and supports our troops. From left to right, front row, are Francis “Shorty” McCann, Bill Shaffer, Nick “Perp” Scarmack, Dominic Marletto, Dr. Ira Flamberg, John Dunkerly, and Art Langford. Second row: Joe Laslow, Wayne Clepper, Dr. John Blank, Joe Boyd, Don Bennett, Joe Baldwin, Jim Hancock, Tom Horseman, Russell Phillips, and bus driver Jim Summers. Third row: Sous Chef James Harris, Executive Chef Steve Brandt, Mel Lutton and Leland Howard. Not shown are Erma Blair, Dr. Joe Bolotin, Ralph Hudspeth, Chet Joyner, Ron Mackey, Andrew Prelee, and Reg Vernon. The public is invited to join in honoring the veterans at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday. It will be an outdoor ceremony with refreshments to follow. Donations of nonperishable items are appreciated, as they will be placed in packages to be sent to our soldiers. For more information, call (724) 347-3050.