Tuesday, January 26, 2010

VFW to sponsor exhibit of "The Crew"

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7788 will sponsor an exhibit by city artist R. Windsor Grobes featuring his special commission, “The Crew,” which will include a reunion with family members of those depicted in the painting. Exhibition hours are 3-7 p.m. Jan. 30 and 2-6 p.m. Jan. 31 at the Hilton Garden Inn, 291 Old Gate Lane. An opening reception will be held at 5 p.m. Jan. 30.

“The Crew” is a watercolor painting of six members of a B-25 Mitchell aircraft, 22nd Bomb Squadron China-Burma-India, that flew 52 missions during World War II.
The lone surviving member of “The Crew,” Paul Jackson, is scheduled to be in attendance.

(Original Announcement Posted By Helen Bennett)

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