Veteran fundraisers continue

The need for a van 15 years ago sparked a fundraising effort to help veterans and it’s still going on today.

The Rock Springs Disabled American Veterans Chapter 12 continues to raise money to help veterans in need.

Louis Dale, former DAV Cmdr., said in August of 2004 the DAV was trying to get a new van to transfer veterans to and from Salt Lake City for medical appointments because the van they were using was in rough shape.

“It was an accident just waiting to happen,” Dale said. “I went to friends and family to collect money for the new van.”

Dale collected $8,000 through his ef...


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