By Katie Teachout
The Journal 

Veterans construct ramp for fellow VFW member


Last updated 4/27/2021 at 9:48am

Local veterans purchased lumber for this wheelchair ramp through a Caring Neighbors Grant from Big Bend Electric.

RITZVILLE – A local veteran was assisted with remaining mobile when several fellow veterans built a 22-foot wheelchair ramp on the side of his house.

VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars) Commissioner Jeff Kissler said he and Mike Mills and Bill Sager were able to purchase the lumber from a Caring Neighbors Grant from Big Bend Electric.

"ACE Hardware donated some materials for it," Kissler said.

They started the project Saturday, April 17, working nine hours before finishing up after another four hours Sunday morning.

Kissler said any veteran in need of assistance can reach him by email at fr...

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