The Van Wert County Courthouse

Friday, Mar. 1, 2024

Wren Homecoming seeks military ‘heroes’

Harry Johnston, USMC, Korea, father of Monica Davis

WREN – Heroes are wanted for this year’s Wren Homecoming celebration, to be held August 18-20. A big attraction to the Homecoming celebration is the annual Wiffleball tournament. As this is the 20th annual event, tournament officials are pulling out all the stops.

The organizers of this event are creating a military tribute video to be played during the championship celebration and are asking that people sending in photos of their military hero — near or far, young or old, living or deceased.

Send a copy (they cannot be returned) of photo(s) to: Hero Video, PO Box 223, Wren, OH 45899 or email photos to

Please include the following information for the video; Name, branch or service, tour and relationship (see photo at right as an example).

Photos will be accepted through August 1. For more information, call 419.495.2752.

POSTED: 05/31/11 at 3:18 am. FILED UNDER: News