Local couple earns Patriots Day Award
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
In an effort to honor soldiers, Lorraine Adkins brought the community together for a project that touched people of every background, sector and ability.
Wreaths for Heroes was born after Adkins and her husband, Pete, attended a Wreaths Across America event at the National Cemetery on McCarty Street in 2009, and there was little community support.
In less than a year Adkins and a committee of about 15 were able to ...