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Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Vets Seminar (VIBES) At City Hall

The first Pontiac VIBES Seminar will be held Friday, March 11 from 2 - 4 pm at the Pontiac City Hall across from the War Museum. VIBES stands for Veterans Information Benefits and Employment Seminar. This is a free opportunity for all veterans, family members or vet employers to receive information concerning any and all benefits or employer responsibilities. This seminar will be held on the second Friday of every month. There is no cost or reservation needed to attend. For more information contact Mick Mills,Veterans Rep, at 309-827-6237 extension 361.

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Museum Vets Win 2011 Pontiac Volunteer Award

20 volunteers from our museum were named 2011 Volunteers of the Year by the Pontiac Area Chamber of Commerce.  "This group of volunteers has done so much toward preserving our history, sharing with others and educating. They are what makes Pontiac work," said Cheri Lambert, executive director of the Chamber. Our volunteers will be honored at the Chamber of Commerce 94th Annual Banquet at the Pontiac Elks Lodge on Thursday evening, March 10. In the photo, Cheri Lambert discusses the award with George Pouliot, museum treasurer, and Jack Murphy, museum president.