The Wallace W. Gillespie Memorial Post #4958 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars is lending its support to the Scotland County R-I marching band’s fundraising efforts for a planned trip to Washington D.C. for the national Memorial Day festivities next May. VFW Auxiliary President Shirley Eggleston presented SCR-I band director Nathaniel Orr with a check for $250. VFW Post Commander Lloyd Erickson presented Orr with a check for $500.