Ishpeming, MI 447

Ishpeming, MI Lodge News

Ishpeming 447 Salutes Vets

On November 8th, the Ishpeming Lodge hosted Spaghetti dinner for members of the 107th Engineering Battalion of the Michigan Army National Guard who recently returned from a tour of duty in the Middle East. Approximately 230 Guardsmen, their families, friends and supporters attended the event. All who did enjoyed a complimentary spaghetti dinner and beverages.

Pictured are Exalted Ruler, Kathy Stratton (center) along with Lodge Veterans Committee Chairman, Dan Murphy (right) presenting a certificate of appreciation to National Guard Lt. Colonel DeGrote. Note: Dan Murphy is now a retired National Guardsmen himself who served in Iraq as well when the conflict was first inititated.