The Rotary Club of Cheraw had its Veterans Program on Wednesday, November 7 at Country Kitchen Restaurant in Cheraw. The program was planned by Rotarian Hough who is a U. S. Army Veteran.
Many veterans brought items of memorabilia to be added to a static table display to be viewed by attendees. Colors were posted by Cheraw High School JROTC under the guidance of Gy SGT Henry. WWII Veteran and POW E. Outen shared his story through an interview format with Hough. Then, Vietnam Era Veteran and Purple Heart recipient, Rev. Howard Rogers, shared his story about the day that he earned his medal in Vietnam.
Thirty-five veterans were honored by the club; Representative Richie Yow, SC State House District 53, who is a veteran, attended the event.