James City Lions briefed on Military Order of the Purple Heart

Local Purple Heart Chapter Commander TC Smith educated Club members on the genesis and community outreach efforts of this national organization. With 475 chapters nationwide, the organization has 46,000 members. The Purple Heart is awarded to military members wounded, sometimes fatally, in combat. Pictured (from left) with Smith are Lions Jack Reitz (club president) and Joe Mays (programs chairman).

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