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Local motel sends care packages to troops
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MONROE - In a tribute to American military troops, AmericInn of Monroe shipped care packages to soldiers serving overseas during a recent event at the hotel coinciding with Veterans Day. The event was part of a nationwide Veterans Day initiative by AmericInn, resulting in preparing and shipping several thousand care packages to troops deployed in Afghanistan, Iraq and other bases worldwide. "The participants in this initiative gave generously of their time, demonstrating inspiring and heartwarming support for members of America's military," said Jane Thoman, general manager of AmericInn of Monroe.The care packages prepared by AmericInn included such items as food treats, personal care items, clothing, games and donated gift merchandise.