This effort was the result of a partnership between FIRST NRV CREDIT UNION and Janiele Hamden, the COVID-19 SUPPORT GROUP founder, who provides a weekly RADFORD CARE CARD and gift to an organization recognized for their tremendous service and good will in Radford.
Pictured from left to right:
Luke Bland (Marketing & Member Specialist)
Owen McKinnie (CEO)
Bill McCann (Founder of Vittles for Vets)
Janiele Hamden (Dedicated Radford Community Member)
Sue Kirk (Consumer Lending Officer)
Bill McCann with Vittles for Vets Radford came by to pick up a SUPPORT-LOCAL/SHOP LOCAL check for $280.00 from John Giesen of 11 West. Like Vittles for Vets, over 55 businesses and charities have benefited from the amazing outpouring of community support through the purchase of tee shirts! To see all who have benefited, click the link-https://shoplocal.elevenwest.com/ Thank you to everyone who has helped make a difference.
Chaplow, James Thomas
Branch of Service: Army Air Force – 8th AAF
Rank: E-5 Sergeant
Dates of service: 1943 – 1946
Stationed in England & Bremerhaven, Germany
Chappy served as supply NCO during the war then went to Germany during the occupation. Chappy was also the face of the Vittles for Vets
Rest in Peace my sweet Daddy
Love Sandy, Deb, Rhonda and Cindy