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Local church honors area veterans

PHOTO PROVIDED A group of area veterans poses for a photo at Bald Eagle Valley Community Church on Sept. 28.

BELLEFONTE – A Salute To Our Veterans was held on Saturday, Sept. 28 at Bald Eagle Valley Community Church. The event was planned to give our veterans and their families a place to have some fun, eat some great food and learn about local resources available to them. The event was attended by over 300 folks! Some locals agencies that attended were Centre County Veterans Affairs, Bellefonte Veterans Multi-Service Center, US Veterans Motorcycle Club Chapter 22, Altoona VA Suicide Prevention Team & Veterans Affairs, Krislund Camp & Conference Center, Housing Transitions Office and Centre County Office of Aging to name a few. Pastor Ron Baker explained, “We had been praying as a church about what ministries God might be leading us to.” The church hopes to make this an annual event.

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