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Members of VFW Post 6461 to Hand Out Buddy Poppies on Feb. 11 in Front of Safeway


Last updated 2/7/2018 at 1:32pm

Members of VFW Post 6461 in Fountain will be handing out Buddy Poppies from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11, in front of Safeway, 6925 Mesa Ridge Parkway, weather permitting.

The donations that are given for the poppies will stay in the local area helping veterans and their families.

What do the VFW Buddy Poppy and Valentine‚Äôs Day have in common?‚ÄĚ a post spokesperson asked. ‚ÄúBoth are a way of showing that we Remember and our Love.‚ÄĚ

The spokesperson continued, “Saint Valentine’s Day started in the 1st century with the churches honoring at least three different Valentine’s....

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