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Military Family Salute Brunch April 2

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The American Red Cross will be hosting a Military Family Salute Brunch on Saturday April 2, from 10a.m.-Noon at the American Legion in Vestal, NY. Retired U.S. Army Sergeant Rick Yarosh will serve as guest speaker for this event.

While serving in the war in Iraq, Yarosh was severely injured by a roadside bomb, and spent six months recovering at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. He is now a motivational speaker, with a message of overcoming adversity and turning a negative situation into a positive one. For more information on Mr. Yarosh, visit

The Military Family Salute Brunch is for military families, veterans and reservists. In additions to a free brunch, attendees will have an opportunity to meet other local military families, learn about additional Red Cross services, as well as what services are available from other organizations. The Military Family Salute Brunch will be held on Saturday, April 2 at the Vestal American Legion, 118 Jensen Road in Vestal from 10a.m. until Noon, and is open to the public.

Anyone interested in the event can RSVP at (607) 785-7207 or by emailing Colleen McCabe at