At this time last year, the community shared greetings together with Lincoln-Way families preparing holiday messages for loved ones overseas. Watch these tender and funny moments captured on video.
Wild West Online Productions
Monday, December 24, 2012
Friday, September 14, 2012
Wish the Troops a greeting to let them know you care.
Monday, September 10, 2012
From 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 15, professional video specialists will record messages for the troops.
The VFW is hosting an opportunity for families, businesses and organizations to come together and record free holiday messages to the troops. From 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 15 at the VFW, professional video production specialists from Wild West Online Productions, of New Lenox, will be recording messages on a first-come-first-served basis from everyone, including Girl Scout troops, veterans, families with loved ones currently serving in the military, businesses, churches and more. Representatives from Patch and the VFW's Project Coordinator Tim Howe are slated to be on-hand to help organize the process and prepare groups to offer a meaningful message. VFW messages should be for all the Troops The VFW video messages should be general enough …
Friday, December 23, 2011
Resident Ann Piasecki reflects on her day helping families send holiday messages to their loved ones who are in the military. Two business owners recorded videos for area families, and you can see those videos here on Patch.
As a proud member of the community, New Lenox Patch is pleased to host the YouTube messages prepared voluntarily as part of the first-ever Operation Holiday Messages for the Troops. All total, 13 videos were taken Dec. 20, beginning at New Lenox Fire Protection District. The rest were taken at Village Hall. The event was sponsored by Ann C. Piasecki, owner of Family Back Stories, and produced by Tyler Morris, owner of Wild West Online Productions. Both businesses are based in New Lenox. Make sure to check back throughout the holiday weekend and after Christmas as more videos are added. Previously, Ann Piasecki wrote her reflections from the day of filming the messages: Operation Holiday Message for the Troops was held Dec. 20, 2011, at …