FUNDS AID HOME FOR VETERANS.Byline: BETTIE RENCORET Senior Columnist
LANCASTER - The Lancaster Veterans Home may not have state funding yet, but the trust account for its amenities swelled this week with $500 in donations.
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Other contributions over the last month included $100 in memory of Bob Marr, past Department of California VFW See Video for Windows. commander and member of the citizens committee, from his widow, Ruth. She added another $90 to the coffers from a 50-50 drawing at a fund-raising barbecue. The Quartz Hill Woman's Club also donated $30.
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[Middle English, from Anglo-Norman taune, variant of Old French tane, from past participle of taner, to tan; see tan Heller, one of the students from Jamie Goodreau's history classes, presented Lancaster Veterans Home Citizens Committee Chairman Tom Craft with a decorated jar of dirt which was brought back from the World War II Veterans Memorial site in Washington, D.C.
Craft said the jar will go on prominent display when the home is built.
The citizens committee is raising money to buy television sets and other amenities to furnish the home, which is stalled by lack of funding from the state. Gov. Gray Davis last September vetoed legislation by Sen. W.J. ``Pete'' Knight, R-Palmdale, and Assemblyman as·sem·bly·man
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``I have not heard anything positive out of Sacramento,'' Craft said at a committee meeting this week at Lancaster City Hall.
He indicated that Knight's and Runner's new funding bills are now in danger of the same fate that curtailed the funding last time around: getting them out of the appropriations committees and passed before the legislature adjourns but too late for an override in case the governor vetoes them again.
The Lancaster High students, accompanied by history teacher Jamie Goodreau, showed a videotape they produced in which Pearl Harbor Pearl Harbor, land-locked harbor, on the southern coast of Oahu island, Hawaii, W of Honolulu; one of the largest and best natural harbors in the E Pacific Ocean. In the vicinity are many U.S. military installations, including the chief U.S. survivor Ken Creese and other veterans made appearances. They said special projects, and veterans who spoke to their class, made studying World War II meaningful for them.
The students last month created a display in the Cinemark 22 lobby in conjunction with the ``Pearl Harbor'' movie showing.
Goodreau noted that the class is exploring other benefit projects such as a prom with a veterans theme, to include costumes and music of the era chosen.
Craft suggested they consider spotlighting Korea, ``the forgotten war'' and its veterans.
The veterans home amenity fund will benefit from Veterans Night tonight at Lancaster Municipal Stadium, featuring the JetHawks versus Rancho Cucamonga Rancho Cucamonga (răn`chō k'kəmäng`gə), city (1990 pop. 101,409), San Bernardino co., S Calif. .
Tawny Heller, one of the students from Lancaster High teacher Jamie Goodreau's history classes, presents the Lancaster Veterans Home Citizens Committee with dirt from the National World War II Memorial The National World War II Memorial is a National Memorial to all Americans that served in the armed forces and on the home front during World War II. It is located on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. site.
Bettie Rencoret/Special to the Daily News