The founder of Operation Pioneer Spirit, Mary Ann Potter, was recognized by the Giveswater Sevice Club recently for Potters years of service to local veterans.

Potter was presented with the Giveswater Statement Letter, a limited edition print by artist Mindy LittleCook depicting America, and a Grateful Nation design Blanket by Pendleton Woolen Mills.   The award ceremony was part of the 24th Annual Standing Bear Pow Wow.