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May 2018
Date May 10, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

4th Annual HTVRC PA Wing Madness

The fun continues with a great evening of food and music. For $20.00, patrons can sample wings prepared and served by up to 25 of Central PA’s finest restaurants. All proceeds go towards construction of the Captain Leon Lock Veterans Memorial – come out and contribute to a great cause. The fun starts on Thursday, May 10, 2018 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Park Inn located at 5401 Carlisle Pike, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050. To purchase tickets online…

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Date May 26, 2018 @ 11:00 am

Hampden Township Memorial Day Service

The Hampden Township Veterans Recognition Committee will host a Memorial Day service at the Captain Leon Lock Veterans Memorial on Saturday May 26, 2018 at 11am. The keynote speaker will be U.S. Army Colonel (Ret.) Bob Hervey. The ceremony will feature music by the Cumberland Valley High School Brass and SSG John Powlison. The emcee of the event will be R.J. Harris. Veterans are invited to wear their uniforms or service ribbons. The Rotary Clubs of Mechanicsburg, Mechanicsburg-North, and West…

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September 2018
Date September 14, 2018 @ 12:00 pm

8th Annual HTVRC Golf Tournament

The 8th Annual HTVRC Golf Fundraiser will be on September 14, 2018 at the Armitage Golf Course at 800 Orrs Bridge Road in Mechanicsburg, PA 17050. The format is a team scramble with a shot gun start at 12:00. All proceeds go towards construction of the Captain Leon Lock Veterans Memorial. For information on how to participate, or to sponsor, contact Gary Coburn at glcmech01@verizon.net.

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November 2018
Date November 12, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Veterans Day Ceremony

Please join us on November 12th at 1000 as we honor our nation’s Veteran’s at the Leon Lock Memorial and Hampden Township Veterans Park. Our ceremony includes remarks from U.S. Army War College student LtCol Paul Beeman (USMC) and a dedication of our WWI Point of Remembrance, 100 years after the signing of the Armistice ending the Great War. Alternate location due to weather will be at the Good Hope Fire Station located at 1200 Good Hope Road. We hope…

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March 2019
Date March 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Operation Iraqi Freedom Dedication

Join us on March 19th at 6:00pm as the Hampden Township Veterans Recognition Committee and VFW Post 7530 (Lower Allen) dedicate a point of remembrance at the Hampden Township Veterans Park in honor of those who served in Operation Iraqi Freedom. The point of remembrance is sponsored by VFW Post 7530. On behalf of our community, the HTVRC thanks VFW Post 7530 for their support in fulfilling our mission to honor all veterans past, present, and future.

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Date March 24 @ 11:30 am - 5:00 pm

Shamrock Shuffle 5k

The 4th annual Shamrock Shuffle 5K and Fun Run is back and promises to be better than ever! Join us for an exciting race followed by complimentary brews from Pizza Boy Brewing and performances by the McGinley School of Irish Dance. The Shamrock Shuffle is an event for the whole family! Proceeds from the Shamrock Shuffle 5K will be donated to the Hampden Township Veteran’s Recognition Committee to aid in the construction of The Captain Leon Lock Veterans Memorial.

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Date March 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

National Vietnam War Recognition Day Ceremony

The Hampden Township Veterans Recognition Committee is co-hosting a ceremony with VFW Posts 7530 and 6704 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the end of the war in Vietnam. It was on March 29, 1973 when combat and combat support units withdrew from South Vietnam. Generations later veterans of this time period are gaining respect that was not freely given upon their return. Involving five U.S. presidents, crossing nearly two decades and 500,000 U.S. military personnel, it left an incredible…

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April 2019
Date April 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Sons of the American Revolution – Veterans Day Ceremony

Join HTVRC and the Harris Ferry Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution to commemorate the anniversary of the start of the American Revolution which began on April 19, 1775. The ceremony will take place at the Hampden Township Veterans Park at the Revolutionary War Point of Remembrance.

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May 2019
Date May 9 @ 5:30 am - 8:00 pm

WingMadness 5

The Madness continues with the 5th annual Wing Madness event sponsored by the Hampden Township Veterans Recognition Committee. Come out and sample central Pennsylvania’s best wings and enjoy music and drinks to support the construction of the Hampden Township Veterans Park. Tickets can be purchased online at wingmadness5.eventbrite.com We hope to see you there!

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Date May 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Hampden Township Memorial Day Ceremony

Please join the Hampden Township Veterans Recognition Committee on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 11 am as we host the annual Hampden Township Memorial Day service. The service will be held at the Captain Leon Lock Vet-erans Memorial, located in the Hampden Township Veterans Park, 4345 Marketplace Way, Enola, PA 17025. We will remember the events of 75 years ago when World War II raged across the globe. Music will be provided by the Cumberland Valley High School Brass. Taps…

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