First Posted: 9/8/2014
The “Remembering Our Veterans Memorial” group from Back Mountain Harvest Assembly of God Church, Trucksville will host a watch fire to spiritually guide home, remember and honor all the POW/MIA from America’s wars and conflicts on Friday, Sept. 19, National POW/MIA Recognition Day.
The lighting of Watch Fire will occur at approximately 5:30 pm while the ceremony will begin at 6:30 pm on the church’s grounds.
Guest speaker will be Edward Zimmerman, Marine Corps and Vietnam veteran, who will speak about his recent trip to Khe Sanh, Vietnam, where he helped locate an area where the possible remains of two Marines, listed as missing in action, may be found.
Shavertown United Methodist Church Fine Arts Concert series will present GLAD in concert at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 28 at the church, 163 N. Pioneer Ave., Shavertown. GLAD is one of Christian music’s most enduring vocal groups, with a 30 year history of recording and concert ministry.
Tickets are $10 and are available by calling 570-675-3616 or at the door.