American Legion Riders donate blankets
The American Legion Riders with Archie Hay Post 24, Rock Springs, stopped by Sweetwater Regional Cancer Center on Thursday, Oct. 19, to drop off a generous donation. The group donated 45 double-sided fleece tie blankets for cancer patients. The exchange at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County included Radiation Oncology Nurse Eva Wasseen; Cancer Center Administrative Director Tasha Harris; American Legion Riders representatives Casey Olguin, Director Grant Yaklich, Stephen Potter and Secretary Heidi Yaklich; Infusion Nurse Dawn Piaia, Oncologist Dr. Zachary Nicholas; Medical Oncology Clinical Coordinator Alisa Orr; and Infusion Nurse Beth Will. Heidi Yaklich said the group’s mission is not only to help veterans, but the community as a whole. They have particularly focused on children and those with medical needs.