25 Years' service

A quarter-century’s affiliation — Joe Osmer, (center) owner of Osmer Towing & Battery Specialists in Beardstown, was recently awarded a plaque recognizing his 25-year affiliation with the American Automobile Association (AAA). On hand for the presentation were Casey and Jesse Morgan, along with AAA  representatives Vincent Milazzo and Scott Crowe, who made the trip from the Chicago area to present the award. AAA is an association that provides roadside assistance and other services for its members. (Photo by Brian DeLoche.)


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