VFW donates scholarship funds to Liberty Learning Foundation

On Jan. 9, VFW Post 5377 and it Auxiliary we’re honored to have as their guests speaker Gina Walley, a representative of the Liberty Learning Foundation. Walley shared the Foundations mission with those in attendance and the needs the Fondation has in order to carry out their objectives.

The Foundation will carry out a 10-week campaign in Demopolis and Marengo Co. Aimed at promoting and education elementary grade students in areas of civil responsibility, Americanism and patriotism. This year the Foundation will be working in Marengo County Elementary School as well as West Side and U.S Jones Elementary and will involve over one thousand students.

At the end of Walley’s speech Margie Belcher, leader of the VFW’s Auxiliary and Jay Russell, Commander of VFW Post 5378 each presented a check for $1,000 as grants to the Liberty Learning Foundation to help reach out to the students in our community to help educate and prepare the next generation to assume their places as Americans bright future.