At the recent Dunkirk City Drug Treatment Court graduation and Open House, the Beacon of Hope award was presented to John LaHood, veterans justice outreach coordinator for the Veterans Administration. LaHood was honored for his work with veterans in Drug Court. He travels to courts in Buffalo, Dunkirk, and Jamestown and also conducts outreach. Pictured left to right is: LaHood, Dunkirk City Judge Walter F. Drag, and LeeAnn Lazarony, Drug Court Case Manager.
OBSERVER Photo by Diane R. Chodan