County Commends Volunteer Drivers For Veterans

OSWEGO – The Oswego County Legislature’s Human Services Committee recently recognized the local branch of the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Transportation Network.

The national program began in 1987 to ensure that veterans have free transportation to their medical appointments.

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Each year, volunteer drivers provide more than 670,000 rides to veterans across the country.

The local team was honored for its commitment and dedication to serving those who have served their country.

To join the cause, please call 315-729-7634 to become a volunteer driver.

Pictured from left are Committee Vice Chairman Tim Stahl, District 20; Heather DelConte, District 18; Thomas Drumm, District 16; Oswego County Veterans Services Director Donna Kestner; Committee Chairman Daniel LeClair, District 8; volunteer drivers Grover Earle and Reva Rettinger; Oswego County DAV Coordinator Missy Parkhurst; volunteers Sid Parkhurst, Jim Dillabough, Rod Watson, and Abby Wiertzema; Legislators John Proud, District 7 and Marie C. Schadt, District 19; and volunteer driver Joe Schneider.