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Beep For Bill: WWII Veteran Is The Man By The Flags

OAKHURST — You may have seen him, the man who sits by the flags. He’s there early, just about every morning, sitting in front of the CHP on Highway 49. Central Valley native, WWII veteran, business owner, father, Bud Light drinker, world traveler — Bill is now nearly 92 years old. He gets up every day and walks from his ...

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Minarets Baseball 3rd Annual Military Appreciation Game

O’NEALS — Stop by Minarets High School on Friday, Apr. 27 for a very special event, as Minarets takes on Caruthers on behalf of the U.S. Military. Minarets Baseball will hold its third annual Military Appreciation Game in honor of all who have served. The event is being organized by junior Aaron Hall, who was recently awarded the honor of Military ...

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Veteran’s Stand Down Includes Rock Therapy

OAKHURST – All area veterans are invited to a family-style Stand-Down on Saturday, Apr. 28 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot at Sierra Pines Church, 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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Veterans Dine On The House For Elks Spaghetti Dinner

OAKHURST — Everyone is welcome to the Elks Lodge for their Veterans’ Annual Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser. The event features dinner, music and dancing, and veterans’ plates are compliments of the house. The spaghetti dinner fundraiser takes place on Friday, Nov. 10 at the Elks Lodge, located at 42484 CA-41 in Oakhurst. No-host cocktails start at 4:30 p.m. and all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner ...

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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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