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The VFW Post 1231 color guard on Veterans' Day in Canton, NY, 2009. Photo: David Sommerstein
The VFW Post 1231 color guard on Veterans' Day in Canton, NY, 2009. Photo: David Sommerstein

Appreciation day informs vets of benefits

There are 9,000 U.S. veterans in St. Lawrence County alone - thousands more across the North Country and across the border in Canada.

An event this Saturday aims to recognize those veterans' service to their country and also make sure they're aware of all the benefits they're entitled to.

The North Country Veterans Appreciation Day is tomorrow at Clarkson University from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m.

Mike Boprey is head of Veterans Services for St. Lawrence County and is one of the event's organizers. He told David Sommerstein one of the goals is to help veterans stay in the North Country, where job prospects are few.  Go to full article

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