(WFIE) - This week we told the story of two local children who raised money for an Evansville man who makes hundreds smile each day.
Kayla Ridley and Bryce Johnson spent two days of their spring break running a lemonade stand to raise money for Billy Stewart, known to many here in Evansville as the "Flag Man."
Mr. Stewart spends hours along Riverside drive in Evansville each day waving the American Flag hoping to inspire and bring some patriotism to the many who pass by each day. This inspired Kayla and Bryce to do something to show their appreciation. They raised $65 with their lemonade stand and gave it to Mr. Stewart. We are told that the money will be used to buy more flags and help pay for some bills.
I applaud the efforts of Kayla and Bryce. It also reminds me that stories like these are all around the Tri-State and telling them is a joy. If you didn't get to see the story, you can click here.
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