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Letters to veterans sought

First Posted: 6:26 pm - July 23rd, 2015 - 146 Views

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PIQUA — Seven World War II veterans are scheduled to share their stories at an event to be held at the Edison Community College Piqua campus Oct. 15.

These veterans were active in the Battle of the Bulge, Dachau, the Beaches of Normandy, Stalag VII-A, POW camps in Poland and Germany, the Philippines, and ferrying military as a WASP pilot.

The coordinator of the event, Dr. Vivian Blevins, is asking community members, school children and area college student to submit words of appreciation to these veterans.

Her goal is to collect 500 letters and/or cards to be delivered to the speakers on the day of the program.

Letters may be sent via U.S. mail to Vivian Blevins at 1973 Edison Drive, Piqua, OH 45356; or emailed to vblevins@edisonohio.edu.

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