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Mayor declares Friday, Saturday Poppy Days

May 20, 2013

(Photo by Larry McGuire/The Punxsutawney Spirit)

Punxsutawney Mayor Jim Wehrle (left) has proclaimed Friday and Saturday to be American Legion Auxiliary Poppy Days in Punxsutawney.

Members of the John Jacob Fisher American Legion Auxiliary will be distributing poppies at Walmart and County Market from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.

Proceeds from the Poppy Program are used for veterans’ projects and a scholarship for a daughter or granddaughter of a veteran who needs financial assistance to further her education.

Pictured are (from left) Wehrle; Pat Rougeux, the Unit 62 Poppy chairperson; and Betty Kotula, Unit 62 member.

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