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Knight and first lady present quilt at MIA-POW ceremony

Yuma Elks Lodge 476

YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - Over the weekend, the Yuma Elks Lodge 476 held their annual MIA-POW ceremony.

According to a press release, the Lodge honored attending Arizona Elks State President Mike Weishan.

In addition, the Lodge's Knight and first lady, Mike and Vickie Burnet, donated and presented a quilt, depicting all the branches of military.

Furthermore, the quilt was presented to the Executive Director of the new Yuma Veterans Home, opening on October 3.

Pictured, from left to right, are the following members:

  • Exalted Ruler Sheryl Christenson
  • Recreation Therapy Manager Yuma Veteran’s Home Cristal Vasquez
  • Arizona State Veterans Home Nursing Home Administrator David Barrientos
  • Esteemed Leading Knight Mike Burnet
  • Esteemed Leading Knight's First Lady Vickie Burnet
  • Arizona Elks State President Mike Weishan
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