Buddy Smith Home
Date: 5/10/2012 Album ID: 1467806
Photos by Brian Sanderford
Dedication Ceremony, Home for Veterans facing homelessness
BRIAN D. SANDERFORD  TIMES RECORD State Rep. Tracy Pennartz, D-Fort Smith, a U.S. Navy veteran speaks during a dedication ceremony for the Buddy Smith Home, 500 N. 9th Street, on Thursday, May 10, 2012. The home, run by the Next Step Day Room, focuses on Veterans facing homelessness.
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BRIAN D. SANDERFORD  TIMES RECORD State Rep. Tracy Pennartz, D-Fort Smith, looks on as Don Bailey plays the national anthem behind color guard members, from left, UAFS ROTC Cadet Cole Thomas, Staff Sgt. Patrick Villines and Spec. Andrew Dillard with the 2nd Battalion, 142nd Fire Brigade of the Arkansas Army National Guard during a dedication ceremony for the Buddy Smith Home, 500 N. 9th Street, on Thursday, May 10, 2012. The home, run by the Next Step Day Room, focuses on Veterans facing homelessness.
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BRIAN D. SANDERFORD  TIMES RECORD Guest tour the Buddy Smith Home, 500 N. 9th Street, after a dedication ceremony on Thursday, May 10, 2012. The home, run by the Next Step Day Room, focuses on Veterans facing homelessness.
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BRIAN D. SANDERFORD  TIMES RECORD WWII veteran Oscar McKinney looks down from the second floor as guest tour the Buddy Smith Home, 500 N. 9th Street, after a dedication ceremony on Thursday, May 10, 2012. The home, run by the Next Step Day Room, focuses on Veterans facing homelessness. McKinney served from early 1943 till 1967.
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BRIAN D. SANDERFORD  TIMES RECORD Guest gather outside the Buddy Smith Home, 500 N. 9th Street, as Don Bailey plays the national anthem at a dedication ceremony on Thursday, May 10, 2012. The home, run by the Next Step Day Room, focuses on Veterans facing homelessness.
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BRIAN D. SANDERFORD  TIMES RECORD One of the 16 bedrooms in the Buddy Smith Home, 500 N. 9th Street. The home, run by the Next Step Day Room, focuses on Veterans facing homelessness.
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BRIAN D. SANDERFORD  TIMES RECORD Ethel Long, left, and Bob Martin and others tour the Buddy Smith Home, 500 N. 9th Street, prior to a dedication ceremony on Thursday, May 10, 2012. The home, run by the Next Step Day Room, focuses on Veterans facing homelessness.
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BRIAN D. SANDERFORD  TIMES RECORD WWII veteran Oscar McKinney listens as Lance Fisher, executive director of the Next Step Day Room, speaks during a dedication ceremony for the Buddy Smith Home, 500 N. 9th Street, on Thursday, May 10, 2012. The home, run by the Next Step Day Room, focuses on Veterans facing homelessness.
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