DAV volunteer drivers honored at dinner at Massena VFW
Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 2:57 pm

photo DAV drivers Massena, June

DAV drivers with their awards are, from left, front, Bob Brothers, Debbie Farnsworth and Doris Robinson; middle, Dana Smith, Gary Paradis, Danny Farnsworth, Greg Fregoe, Ed Gebeault, Fred Cockayne; back, John Alexander, Brian Fitzgerald, Andy Cox and Jim Penrod.

MASSENA -- Disabled American Veterans Thomas Bushnell Chapter 171 held their annual drivers’ appreciation dinner recently at the VFW Post 1143 in Massena.

Thirteen drivers and their guests were treated to a prime rib dinner prepared by the VFW Auxiliary under the charge of President Connie Premo.

Drivers for the DAV are all volunteers and log thousands of miles transporting veterans to and from their appointments locally and at Syracuse VAMC. The large van travels to Syracuse twice weekly while the small van is on the road daily.

Anyone wishing to volunteer as a driver can contact Greg Fregoe at 315-552-4075 or Fred Cockayne at 315-265-2508.