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October 4, 2013

Stand down to honor homeless veterans

NEW CASTLE — Lawrence County’s third annual homeless veterans stand down and tribute to the 9/11 fallen has been scheduled.

The event will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 19 at Cascade Park on East Washington Street.

It is sponsored by the Lawrence County Stand Down Committee and VA Butler Medical Center.

At the veterans stand down, there will be counseling provided through the Erie Vet Center, medical screenings by the Primary Health Network, guest speakers and entertainment.

A tribute to those lost on 9/11 also is planned, as well as providing food, clothing, medical care and supplies to the homeless in the county.

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