The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 913 donates hundreds of stuffed animals to the Junior Auxiliary of Taney County (JATC) Monday evening. JATC officers pictured include: President Cathy Brown, Vice President Paula Gillispie, Treasurer Rita Parsons, Assistant Treasurer Mary Padgett, Finance Chair Ginny Hale, and Recording Secretary Kathleen Brown - plus several chapter members. The Tender Critters Project is a joint effort between JATC, VVA Chapter 913, and local churches who collect new small stuffed animals for Cox Branson Emergency Room and local emergency responders to give to the children they come in contact with. VVA Chapter President Bob Sarver, left, and VVA members Ron and Lois Simmons deliver the second batch of stuffed animals Monday, March 10.
Source: Branson Daily Independent, March 14-15, 2014