"Blue Star Moms honored for giving DANVILLE: At annual Community Service Awards program, group with children in service lead list of winners STAFF REPORTS Article Launched: 12/05/2007 03:02:49 AM PST The Blue Star Moms have earned the town of Danville's highest honor for 2007 for their efforts to support troops. During the town's annual Community Service Awards program held Tuesday evening, the Town Council recognized the efforts of local mothers who have sons and daughters serving in the war. The East Bay chapter of the Blue Star Mothers of America was formed in November 2001 by three moms who had four sons serving in the U.S. Army. The organization now has more than 150 mothers involved. The Blue Star Moms are known for their work putting together care packages to send troops and organizing postcard drives for citizens to send messages of thanks to military men and women."
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