Bill Bellew - receives Patriotic Achievement Award
At the Military Order of the World Wars (MOWW) luncheon on Thursday June 8 at the Phoenixville Country Club, the prestigious Patrick Henry Silver Award for Patriotic Achievement was presented to Bill Bellew (center) by The Philadelphia Chapter Commander Joseph P. Kirlin, III. (right). Also present at the luncheon was National Commander of MOWW COL Clay LeGrande, USA(Ret). (left).
Bellew, a Vietnam veteran and member of the Veterans of Easttown and Tredyffrin Townships, was recognized for his work with the Berwyn Victory 5K Run/Walk. During his eight years of organizing the race over $150,000 has been raised for the construction and maintenance of the veterans memorials in Berwyn and Wilson Farm Park as well as support for the needs of local veterans and scholarships.