Leathernecks unit gives to food pantries
The Dunes Leathernecks Marine Corps gave $1,000 each to five area food pantries of Porter County. The money was raised at the Leathernecks' annual golf outing. Pictured in front, from left, Reggie Hess, Dunes Leathernecks; Nancy Steeves, Immanuel Lutheran food pantry; Betty Peterson, Westchester Neighbors food pantry; Phillis Stowers, Valpo Nazarene Church food pantry. In back, Joe Baczynski, Dunes Leathernecks; Amelia Kushaeruk, Portage food pantry; Kate Schultheis, Immanuel food pantry; Joe Buenrestro, commandant of Dunes Leathernecks, Jim Gourley, Dunes Leathernecks.