PUEBLO COUNTY — Veteran Leeroy Meyers moved to Pueblo County when he was 9 years old, buying a house after his time in the military. Since then, he and his wife Pearl have fallen in love with their community. However, when she developed multiple sclerosis and needed assistance leaving her house, Meyers couldn’t find the … help he needed.
“I tried to get other services, it didn’t work out. I had never even heard of Mt. Carmel, they’re not publicized nearly as much as they should be,” he said.
After reaching out to Mt. Carmel Veteran Service Center, they were able to help install a ramp outside of their house.
“They came through with flying colors so much, you wouldn’t believe it,” said Meyers. At the Center for American Values in the Pueblo Riverwalk, the Director for Rural Veteran Services at Mt. Carmel …