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Tahlequah veterans say bingo night earnings aren't enough to pay for roof repairs

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TAHLEQUAH, Okla. - Quick facts:

  • Veterans in Tahlequah say they're in desperate need of a new roof.
  • The roof on the VFW and Disabled American Veterans building has been deteriorating over time, and officials say it'll cost them around $16,000 to fix it.
  • Parts of the roof is caving in and shingles have blown off the top, so water is starting to seep through the ceiling.
  • The veterans groups say they don't have enough money to make the repairs.
  • They say their weekly bingo only brings in enough to pay for utilities each month.
  • Those with questions or who want to help can call Bill Huber with the VFW- 918-525-2123 or Leon Halpain with the Disabled American Veterans at 918-458-1673
  • You can also mail donations to VFW POST 3707, P.O. Box 1961, Tahlequah, OK 74465
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