Photo: Veterans Hospital Challenge Program Completed
Pictured (left to right) are John Boersma, Robert Ellis, Roger Christianson and Jim Gaily after arriving at the Prescott Veterans Hospital Homeless Unit. The four members of the Kingman Elks Lodge No. 468 Veterans Committee Blue Crew had just delivered the final 42 boxes of donated items containing clothing, toiletries, books, magazines and playing cards. The items were part of the lodge's annual "Prescott Veterans Hospital Challenge Program," and were donated by lodge members and various VFW posts in the Kingman area. The total number of items donated was 12,259 with a value of $33,398.98.