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Veteran Appreciation Breakfast Saturday in Clinton

Military veterans from Anderson County are once again invited to come together this weekend for a community Veterans Breakfast.

The breakfast, hosted by Anderson County citizens, sponsored this month by American Employer Group in Clinton, will be held Saturday, August 13 at the Clinton Community Center. “Chow line” opens at 8:30 am and there will be a brief program at 9 a.m. This month’s featured speaker is Lauren Scott Monahan, who has served as an officer in the U.S. Coast Guard, a legacy passed on by her father, Commander James Scott. All of the Veterans Breakfasts will recognize and honor local veterans and their families for their service to the United States.

Anderson County residents and community volunteers are working together to make the breakfast a free monthly event that will allow veterans all ages and branches to fellowship and share stories together.  The City of Clinton is recognized as a special sponsor for hosting the monthly location and set up.

Future monthly Veterans Breakfast sponsors include Lewis Ridenour & Gary Long for the September 10th breakfast, and Ray Varner Ford for the October 8th breakfast. If you are interested in sponsoring a future Veterans Breakfast, contact Terry at 310-4097.

To learn more, e-mail VeteransofAndersonCounty@gmail.com, or visit Facebook and search for Veterans Appreciation Breakfast – Anderson County.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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