Coffee Time: Local veterans receive check from area businesses, chat about upcoming Veterans Day events

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(Lander, WY) – In honor of next week’s Veterans Day celebrations, 1330 KOVE AM / 107.7 FM’s Coffee Time host Vince Tropea talked with veterans Bob Kaiser, Keith Trouwborst and George Hampton from the Lander VFW Post 954 & Auxiliary and American Legion Don Stough Post 33.

During the show the veterans were presented with a thank you check to be used at the Lander VFW Post 954 & Auxiliary, in honor of Veterans Day 2021

The donation was from a number of local businesses in Fremont County, and the full list of donors can be found at the bottom of the article.

In addition to being presented with the check, Bob, Keith and George filled us in on the upcoming Veterans Day events in Lander, including:

– The free hog roast at the VFW from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM this Sunday, November 7th

– The Avenue of Flags flag raising at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, November 10th

– The free Veterans Day brunch at the VFW from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM on Thursday, November 11th

– The Lander Valley High School Veteran Recognition/Appreciation Ceremony at the field house from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM on Thursday, November 11th

Check out the whole Coffee Time interview below, which also includes a reading of Governor Gordon’s Veterans Day Proclamation from Trouwborst.


Full list of donors:

  • Valley Lumber
  • Riverton Tire and Oil
  • Smartt Insurance
  • Central Bank and Trust
  • Top Notch Auto
  • Remax All Star Realtors
  • All State in Riverton
  • Bailey Enterprises Inc.
  • State-Farm Insurance in Riverton
  • Rodney’s Collision and Custom Center
  • Western Printing

Be sure to check out Coffee Time every morning at 9:30 AM on 1330 KOVE AM / 107.7 FM, or stream it live right here.

For all of County 10’s Veterans Day coverage, click here.