The Andreas General George S. Patton Jr. VFW Post 5069 provided a $1,000 donation to the Tamaqua Public Library. Gayle Heath, library director, stated the donation came at a great time as state funding for public libraries has been decreasing by about 1.3 percent each year since 2008. Pictured from left are VFW Post 5069 Chaplain Ted Bogosh, Commander Ernest Daubenspeck, assistant library Doris Schroding, library financial secretary Eric Zizelmann, VFW post service officer Ted Bogosh III and VFW post quartermaster Harold Osenbach.