CplJonathanGuzJanuary2014HHThe Round Lake Area Exchange Club and sponsor, Judy Armstrong, are proud to announce U.S. Marine Corporal Jonathan Guz as the January hometown hero. He is a Grayslake resident and 2011 graduate of Warren Township High School in Gurnee. He was registered for this honor by his mother, Patricia Mital also of Grayslake.

Guz was recently promoted to Corporal is currently serving in Afghanistan. His permanent stations is Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in California. He has been in the Marines for over 2 years and is a Combat Engineer.

The “Hanging with the Heroes” care package being sent to him will be filled with chips, nutella, cereal, snacks and special requested item of boot socks thanks to this months sponsor, Judy Armstrong. Also in the package will be a personalized “Hanging with the Heroes” t-shirt (donated by Artrageous of Hainesville), a piece of home and letters from Round Lake Area School District 116 students. Heroes also will receive a specially made rosary for the military from Legion of Mary from St. Joseph’s in Round Lake. The Round Lake Area Exchange Club will present a plaque to his family on Wednesday, January 22, at 7:30 a.m. at their meeting located at Panera Bread meeting room in Round Lake Beach.

Any and all military personnel serving overseas or in the USA from any of the Round Lake Areas, Hainesville, Fox Lake, Ingleside or surrounding areas qualify for the program. If you have a neighbor, family member, friend, employee, employer, etc. serving in the military please register them by going to www.rlaexchange.org/hero, five minutes is all it takes. We look forward to announcing the February Hometown Hero. For more information visit the web site or you can contact Sherry Ridge at 847-740-2379.