Kyzyl TennPenny, a student, presents a special gift to former Jefferson County sheriff Boe Fontaine, the guest speaker, at the veterans program at Whispering Knoll Assisted Living Facility. Other participants included Lisa Grigg of the Pine Bluff Military Veterans Museum group; Xavion Culclager, candidate for sheriff; and Jeff Howard, a history teacher at Watson Chapel High School and a veteran, who shared the event with his mother, Amy Howard, a resident at Whispering Knoll. Special to The Commercial