A new set of wings

Jarrod Schoenecker, editor@montgomerymnnews.com

This is part of the group of individuals that helped make this installation happen. Pictured, from left to right are (front row) Colleen Pavek*, Air Force Sergeant Lynden Jelineck, Dorothy Kovarik*, American Legion Ladies Auxiliary President Connie Shriver, VFW Ladies Auxiliary President Mary Tiede^, student Jose Martinez Marin, Mary Jane Grundehoffer*, Darlene Wondra*, Deb Jelineck*^, American Legion Post 79 Club Commander Corey Kotek and child Izzi Kotek, a Poppy Princess; and (back row) student Kaia Krocak, Liz Krocak. Martinez Marin is a junior foreign exchange student at TCU high school from Caravaca de la Cruz, Spain. The “*”denotes Ameican Legion Ladies Auxiliary member and “^ “indicates VFW Ladies Auxiliary member. (Jarrod Schoenecker photo)

A new set of three wings for the Wings Walk Art Project was placed upon American Legion Post 79 on Thursday, May 26.

The wings are a part of the 2022 Paint the Town grant that was applied for through the Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation by Tri-City United Schools. It has been a community collaboration between the school, Montgomery Area Community Club, American Legion Post 79, VFW Post 5340, and other community members.

Throughout the year, students, school staff, members of the VFW and American Legion, and the general public worked on painting the three installations that will be added...

To see more pick up the June 1, 2023 print edition of the Montgomery Messenger. 


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