Joe Werner of Veteran’s Garage was the guest speaker for 37 veterans at the recent free veterans breakfast at the Roadhouse Restaurant and Pub in Manhattan.
In addition, a representative from the Will County Veterans Services was present to help veterans with documents needing federal filing.
All veterans received Nothing Bundt Cakes donated by Brittany Rojek of White Wave Realty and Kristy Byers from Manhattan Family Chiropractic.
The free Veterans Breakfast is held the second Monday of every month from 7 to 8:30 a.m. and is hosted by State Farm agent Kevin Molloy and Eddie Kural of The Roadhouse Restaurant and Pub.
The next breakfast is March 9. Guest speaker will be Skip Minger from the New Lenox chapter of Wreaths Across America.
Minger will discuss the December 2020 event and the goal the national chapter has set for the local chapter.
Last year they laid 1,880 wreaths at The Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwoo.
Representatives from the Will County Veterans Services also will be in attendance to assist with any claim forms.