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Crapo Plans Veterans Events, Town Meeting, Fire Discussion in North Idaho

Will Posthumously Award Female WWII Veteran with Earned Service Medals

Washington, D.C. - Idaho Senator Mike Crapo will continue his outreach to veterans with visits to service groups in Post Falls and Lewiston this week.  Crapo will also continue his town meeting schedule with a stop in Ferdinand, and discuss fire planning in Orofino.

On Tuesday, Crapo will posthumously honor the service of Marilyn Jean Campbell, a U.S. Navy veteran who served in World War II.  Campbell entered the Navy in October of 1943 and served at Pearl Harbor before being honorably discharged in July of 1946.  Following her discharge, Marilyn's service went unrecognized.  Senator Crapo was able to obtain the delayed honors earned by Marilyn and will present her daughter Jill with the medals in recognition of Marilyn's service.

Crapo will also speak to the Lewiston Chamber of Commerce.

Crapo's schedule includes the following events:

Monday, August 1:

11:00 AM     Post Falls                     Veterans meeting, Idaho Dept. of Labor, 600 N. Thornton

Tuesday, August 2:

9:00 AM      Coeur d'Alene              Speaks to the International Sweetener Symposium
                                                              Coeur d'Alene Resort, 115 S. 2 nd Street

Noon           Coeur d'Alene               Speaks to the Coeur d'Alene Chamber of Commerce
                                                               Best Western Coeur d'Alene Inn, 506 W. Appleway

Wednesday, August 3:

11:00 AM     Lewiston                       Veterans meeting, Crapo Lewiston Office, 313 D Street

Noon           Lewiston                        Speaks to Lewiston Rotary, Red Lion Hotel, 621 21 st Street

1:30 PM       Lewiston                       Medal ceremony with Jill Eckberg to posthumously honor her mother, WWII veteran Marilyn Campbell

4:00 PM       Ferdinand                      Town meeting, Ferdinand Community Hall, 240 Front Street

Thursday, August 4 :

11:00 AM     Orofino                          Roundtable discussion with North Central Idaho Forest  Restoration Group
                                                              Orofino Forest Service Offices, 12730 U.S. Highway 12

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