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Philmont celebrates Thank a Veteran Day

The “Thank a Veteran Day” program, hosted by the village of Philmont, will be held on Sunday, Aug. 24, noon to 4 p.m.,  at Claverack Town Park, Claverack. Opening ceremony is at 11:30 a.m.; music by the Ben Rounds Band will follow. A chicken barbecue  will be available at 2:30 p.m. Barbecue tickets are $10 ($5 for veterans with ID). Come say thank you to our veterans. Prizes for veterans will be drawn throughout the day; the main prize is a 40-inch TV donated by Mid Hudson Cable. Free cake and ice cream will be offered. For information, call 851-5004 or 672-4892.

Tickets are available from local veterans organizations: Philmont Village Hall, Main Street, Philmont; Speed’s Garage, Roue 217, Mellenville, and Davala Realty, Main Street, Philmont or by calling (518) 851-5004.

Gloria Mazure

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