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HTVRC Welcomes New Member Sherri Zimmerman

Sherri B. Zimmerman Bio-sketch Ms. Zimmerman is an Assistant Professor at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Operating at a satellite office in Harrisburg, PA, she is the Managing Director of the Administration and Leadership Studies Research & Training Center. This Center provides ongoing research and training opportunities for PhD candidates […]

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HTVRC Scholarship Program

The HTVRC was chartered with a mission to honor America’s Veterans and members of its military forces by memorializing the sacrifices they have made and engaging in any and all activities and tasks related to the purpose of veteran recognition. The Hampden Township Veterans Recognition Committee has established a Scholarship […]

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Veterans Memorial Project Scheduled to Move to Phase 2

Stephanie Kalina-Metzger For The Sentinel (0) Comments HAMPDEN TOWNSHIP — When the Hampden Township Veterans Recognition Committee formed a nonprofit approximately five years ago, it did so with one intention — to honor area veterans. Guidelines for how to proceed weren’t actually crystal clear until serendipity stepped in and Giant […]

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Cell tower lease agreement will help fund veterans park in Hampden Township

Tricia Kline | Special to PennLive By Tricia Kline | Special to PennLive on August 07, 2015 at 12:02 PM, updated August 07, 2015 at 12:06 PM HAMPDEN TOWNSHIP—A recently-approved cell tower means revenue for the development of a veterans park in Hampden Township. Commissioners signed a conditional lease agreement […]

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Maj. Chuck Sacavage

Chuck Sacavage has an easy time recalling his most memorable experience as a Marine, “I was leading a convoy from Kuwait into Iraq during the initial invasion of Iraq in 2003. I was a 22-year old 2nd Lt responsible for over 100 Marines in the convoy.  While we weren’t the lead […]

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West Shore Civil War markers hope to connect missing pieces of history

Gettysburg might be the most famous battle of the American Civil War, but how Confederate and Union troops found themselves fighting a crossroads town in Pennsylvania is a less famous story. The Camp Curtin Historic Society recently placed six historic markers around the West Shore to fill in the blanks […]

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Master site plan presented for new veterans’ park in Hampden Twp.

HAMPDEN TOWNSHIP — A master site plan for a proposed veterans’ park on 17 acres of land donated to the township by Giant Food was presented to the board of commissioners recently. Veterans’ Recognition Committee Chairman Gary Coburn said the first phase is expected to cost approximately $127,000 and should be […]

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Hampden committee plans veterans memorial

Following the lead of neighboring Silver Spring Township, the Hampden Township Veterans Recognition Committee is making headway in plans for a future veterans memorial to be constructed in the township. Still in its infancy stages, questions remain with regard to where the memorial will be placed and what it will […]

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Hampden Township looks into veterans memorial

By Becca Gregg, Sentinel Reporter, June 12, 2010 Following the lead of neighboring Silver Spring Township, Hampden Township is rolling out the carpet for future construction of a planned veterans memorial in the township. Although still in the preliminary stages, the township is currently working to establish a veterans recognition […]

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