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By Staff | Nov 12, 2013

Veteran’s Day was observed this past Monday in many communities across the nation. As each year passes, I learn to value our veterans more and more. The majority of them do not ask for recognition. Rather, they hope for respect and a quiet appreciation for their service. You may be opposed to war, but you can always support a veteran. I would like to convey my sincerest thanks to all of our brave men and women, and their families, who have served and are still serving today.

Revitalize Montgomery continues to work to beautify our community. They are to be commended on their efforts. The committee encourages community members to attend their meetings as well as take part in their various projects.

Also, take a moment to visit the Montgomery Borough website (“http://www.montgomeryborough.org”>www.montgomeryborough.org). On the site you will find interesting information about the history of our town as well as news concerning the Watershed project and Revitalization project.

Contact me at cmcnear@montasd.org with any information you would like posted in this column.

Montgomery Events

The Montgomery Alumni Association will be holding a fundraising event on Sunday, November 17 at Hoss’s in Williamsport. You can either go at noon or in the evening. You must have a ticket to attend and you can get them by calling Leona DeWalt at 570-547-6086, or Pamela Taylor Mowrey at 570-547-2129. Come out and have a great meal while earning money for the association. You do not need to be a member to attend.

The Montgomery Area School District will be holding its monthly board meeting on Tuesday, November 19 at 7 p.m. in the District Office boardroom.

The Montgomery Area Historical Society will host a program on November 19, beginning at 7:30 p.m. about Montgomery’s Bower-Decker Post 251 American Legion. The program will be held in The Adam Room (former Adam Print Shop below the Montgomery Public Library). The speaker will be Mr. James Winder. The Bower-Decker Post 251 American Legion is very generous with donations to various community projects. The Community and Membership are invited to join the Montgomery Area Historical Society Board for this informative program.

The Montgomery Virtuoso music and theatre ensemble will be presenting its fall play, “Hiding in the Open” on Friday and Saturday, November 22 and 23 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the door or can be pre-ordered by emailing Cari McNear at cmcnear@montasd.org.