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Patriot Day In Oakhurst To Honor Those Who Serve

OAKHURST — Sierra Tel invites everyone to help show their appreciation and express their gratitude to all Veterans, Military and Emergency Services Personnel for their dedication to our country and to our mountain communities, and to honor the memory of those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. Patriot Day 2017 will be held on Monday, Sept. 11, at ...

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Veterans Stand Down This Weekend

COARSEGOLD – All area veterans are invited to a family-style Stand-Down on Saturday, July 15 at Yosemite Lakes Community Church in Coarsegold, from 9 a.m. – noon, sponsored by Caring Veterans of America. The upbeat day offers friendship, free food, gear, haircuts and entertainment by the band Rock Therapy. Organizers also plan to have benefit advisers on hand to provide ...

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By Veterans, For Veterans: A Monumental Accomplishment

AHWAHNEE — Today was a celebration of our veterans from all branches of the United States Armed Forces, and also a recognition of what can be accomplished through the hard work and dedication of a group of veterans and local citizens. Hundreds gathered at the Ahwahnee Hills Regional Park this morning for the dedication of the Veterans’ Memorial — a ...

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Veterans’ Memorial Dedication On Flag Day At Ahwahnee Park

AHWAHNEE — Veterans and all others in the community are invited to celebrate an important new installation at Ahwahnee Hills Regional Park on Flag Day, Wednesday, Jun. 14. Ceremonies begin at 10 a.m. for the dedication of a special monument in honor of veterans of all branches of the United States Armed Forces.  The monument is a project nearing completion, developed by local groups ...

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Memorial Day Ceremonies

MOUNTAIN AREA — Once again this year, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #8741 and Marine Corps League Griswold Detachment #1121 will conduct Memorial Day Ceremonies at four cemeteries in honor of those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. The ceremony consists of a reading, the placement of flowers and the flag on a veteran’s grave, followed by three ...

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Military Appreciation Baseball Game At Minarets

O’NEALS — For anyone who has served or remains active in the military, or just wants to see some baseball, stop by Minarets High School on Friday, April 28 starting at 4 p.m. for a very special event as Minarets takes on Fowler on behalf of the U.S. Military. Click on images to enlarge. Minarets Baseball will hold its second annual Military Appreciation Game of ...

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April Dollar Days At Cause 4 Paws

By Monica McClanahan OAKHURST — Local thrift shop, A Cause 4 Paws, is making room for new summer inventory by offering big savings to shoppers. All winter items in the store are $1. This includes sweaters, scarves, beanies and mittens. Jackets are 50% off as well as all snow gear items like boots, poles, gloves, pants, jumpsuits, and skis. Owner Vicki ...

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Remembering Joshua Miller

TOLLHOUSE — In the midst of tragedy, friends and family of Josh Miller want to send a message about the effects war can have on the human spirit, and the subsequent risks for those who suffer from depression and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. A 2016 study released by the United States Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) confirms that an average of 20 veterans commit suicide every ...

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Veteran’s Car Show Kicks Off Big Weekend

COARSEGOLD — Spend some time this weekend at the historic village for the Veteran’s Car Show, presented by and benefitting American Legion Post 110, Caring Veterans of America, Inc., and Amvets Post 99. The show is on Saturday, July 2, all day, and features exhibits by a number of military branches, including Army, Navy and Air Force, as well as ...

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Memorial Day At The Little Church

OAKHURST – A service will be held Monday, May 30 at the Little Church in Oakhill Cemetery to recognize Memorial Day, a federal holiday. Service begins at 9 a.m. to honor those men and women of the military who died in defense of our country. Father Gordon Kamai of Christ Church Anglican will officiate. At 10 a.m. a public service ...

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