Vets Helping Vets
It started as an idea over a cup of coffee and a lot of hard work has made it a reality. A group of friends in Lake City are building a new home for a close friend and Vietnam War veteran. They've coined themselves as "Vets Helping Vets" and this home will keep on giving to one vet after another.
Mike Arthur owns a motorcycle shop in Lake City and put his expertise to work on his friends bike. Freddie Milford, also known as Teddy Bear, is a Vietnam War veteran. Arthur said; "he had a three wheeler and he had a lot of trouble pedaling it because of his legs." So, Arthur put a motor on Milford's three wheeler. Turning his means of transportation into a one of a kind motorbike, and it didn't stop there.
Arthur and his friends decided Milford's home needed some work as well, and together, they tore down his home and began building him a new one. The project started in September and is expected to be finished by July 4th.
For information on how you can volunteer, you can contact Mike Arthur at (386) 867-1991.
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