Veterans receive donation from area oil and gas producer

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CRC employee Jason Guenther (US Navy), Maxwell American Legion Member and Colusa VFW Member, Larry Immoos (US Air Force), Colusa VFW Members Gene Tanner (US Army), and Dennis Sanders (US Navy), CRC employees Ben Pearson (Marines), and Stephen Signorotti (US Navy), Colusa VFW members Chaz Franklin (US Army), and Mike Jones (US Navy), CRC employee Jon Simmons (US Army), and Colusa VFW member Bill Tanner (Marines).

The California Resources Corporation (CRC) presented the Colusa VFW Post 2441 with a check in the amount of $4,200 to continue the expansion and construction of the Veterans Wall at Memorial Park in Colusa.

“We were approached by the company asking if we needed anything in the Veterans Organization,” said Colusa VFW Member, Dennis Sanders.

Sanders commented that the wall came to mind, and CRC employee and Maxwell American Legion Member Ben Pearson took the lead.

“It was generous of the company to do a whole wall; it was more than I was expecting,” said Sanders.

Sanders added it was unexpected that the company decided to sponsor the construction of one wall.

“This shows the caliber of people and companies we have in the county,” he said. “Every time the veterans have asked for something, or needed something, people have stepped up.”

“The support has been generous with the wall project,” he said.

According to CRC’s website, the company proudly supports military and veterans organizations for their service to the community, and as valued member of the workforce. The company also employs many veterans, some of whom were present during the presentation to the Colusa VFW. CRC has facilities in Willows, Grimes, and Yuba City.

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Lloyd Green Jr. is the Owner and Publisher of the Williams Pioneer Review. He is dedicated in publishing the news and informing the community of Colusa County. Lloyd has been with the publication since 2008, and purchased the business in 2010. Under his ownership the newspaper has grown significantly in subscriptions, publishes weekly, and obtained the title of Newspaper of General Circulation by the Superior Court of Colusa County in Sept. 2007. Lloyd is also the director of advertising, classified manager, legal notice clerk, and circulation manager. To contact Lloyd, email him at lloyd@colusacountynews.net or call (530) 458-4141 ext. 100.