The Jim Beasley Veterans Tribute located at Kaskaskia College in Centralia, Ill., recently received two $1,000 donations.
Jared Dodson of Williston, Fla., son of Tribute committee member Donna Dodson and grandson of committee member Marlene Fox, recently donated $1,000 in memory of his great grandparents, Donald and Wilma Holmes.
Dean Skambraks of Centralia also recently presented a $1,000 check to the committee in support of the Tribute, which honors and recognizes veterans from Bond, Clinton, Fayette, Marion and Washington counties. Skambraks is also a member of the committee currently engaged in collecting names of veterans to be included on the southeastern wall of the Tribute.
Top photo: Donation presentation by Jared Dodson. Second photo: Donation presentation by Dean Skambraks. Photos courtesy of Kaskaskia College.