Fundraiser set for military banner project

This banner for soldier Marissa Esquibel greets motorists on Route 66 in front of the Kingman Powerhouse.

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This banner for soldier Marissa Esquibel greets motorists on Route 66 in front of the Kingman Powerhouse.

KINGMAN – The Tri-State Veterans Honors Trust, a nonprofit organization that puts up military banners around town, is holding a fundraiser event at 6 p.m. Saturday at Hooch’s Bar and Grill, 2215 Butler Ave.

There will be raffles and live entertainment by Kilo 8 Cat, Night Shift and Kristy Thompson Band.

The trust, founded by Mary Lou Galvan and Rebekah Bacoka in 2017, has raised 49 banners recognizing active-duty military service by local residents. It has about 60 volunteers who’ve put in 1,500 hours on the military banner project.