Kinzinger collecting cards for Veterans Day

Published: Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017 2:02 p.m. CDT • Updated: Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017 6:56 a.m. CDT

In celebration of Veterans Day 2017, Congressman Adam Kinzinger (IL-16) and his staff willbe collecting cards and letters for the residents of the Illinois Veterans Home in LaSalle. Members of the community are welcomed and encouraged to participate. In making this announcement, Congressman Kinzinger released the following statement:  

“This Veterans Day, may we all take a moment to share our gratitude to our veterans – the men and women who have served and sacrificed to defend this great nation and the freedoms we enjoy here in America.

“Please join me in thanking our service members by writing a letter or card to our local veterans. It’s important that they know we appreciate and value their unwavering dedication to our country, and our communities. 

“To participate, please mail your letters/cards to my Ottawa office or, if you’re in the area, please drop it off at the office during normal business hours.

The deadline will be Monday, Nov. 6. After letters are collected, Kinzinger will personally deliver them to the veterans at the Illinois Veterans Home in La Salle, Illinois.