Lynch Family Companies
By Connor Hopkins
Approximately 350 Veterans were served at the meal, bringing along enough family and friends to total almost 800 in the Waucoma Event Center. Veterans from all over were invited, and many of the winners chose to send their prize money to their home legion. (Driftless Multimedia photo by Connor Hopkins)

Lynch Family Companies of Waucoma hosted their annual Veterans Day meal and meat package event Thursday, Nov. 11 at the Waucoma Events Center. This was the fifth time this event has been held.

Business owner and Vietnam Veteran Gary Lynch said the event was created because he felt it was important for Veterans to gather and have a sense of community. Additionally, the event stays in the theme of the giving season as each year the company donates to military-based nonprofit organizations.

In past years, the company has given away $20,000 via 20 different


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