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Scio’s Hometown Heroes at work to honor veterans with new banners, GALLERY

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Volunteers come together to showcase the hamlet’s military history and pride

By Andrew Harris

The hometown of Corporal Jason Dunham is a bastian of patriotism, a little town who has always given back to the country with military service, and sacrifice. As Memorial Day approaches the group called “Scio Hometown Heroes,” is happy to announce they have installed 64 new banners on Main Street/Route 19. More banners are still to be installed and the group is still taking orders for families who wish to have their heroes honored.

Committee members JoAnne & Dennis White, Brandi & Adam Wiech, Jack Kinney, Dylan Foust, Donna Dean, and LouAnn Slocum said this about the day of satisfying work:

“2 Scio Seniors chipped in to offer a hand and we heard some great stories of the veterans being recognized and even recognized some of their own family members. Thank you Max Morris and Jordan White, you were a part of something we as a committee feel was long overdue. We wish you luck moving onto college and your future careers and congratulate you on your upcoming graduation.

A huge thank you to Eric Rau for the awesome donation of the use of your bucket truck. An additional thank you to committee members Adam Wiech and Dennis White for the braun behind it all, and of course the ladies of the committee, thank you for keeping today organized and as seamless as could be.

Above all, thank Scio residents past and present. The random honking, smiling, thumbs up, thank yous, and stops to take pictures. This is what makes it all worth it.

More banners still to be hung. We are still taking orders. 

Please check out our Facebook page, share your pictures, tell us about your heroes banner. Let us know what you think.”

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