Bethlehem Press

Thursday, July 9, 2020
press photos by douglas graves 0259 Veterans attended the Veteran’s Day Ceremony at Mahoning Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Lehighton. press photos by douglas graves 0259 Veterans attended the Veteran’s Day Ceremony at Mahoning Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Lehighton.
0234 Activities coordinator Nancy Snyder officiated the event. Marine Nick Hawkey passed out certificates of honor to the veterans who attended the event. 0234 Activities coordinator Nancy Snyder officiated the event. Marine Nick Hawkey passed out certificates of honor to the veterans who attended the event.
0236 Nick Hawkey reads a patriotic poem to help entertain the assembly of veterans and other nursing home residents. 0236 Nick Hawkey reads a patriotic poem to help entertain the assembly of veterans and other nursing home residents.
0246 Nick Hawkey salutes Albert Samanns as he presents the veteran with a Certificate of Honor. 0246 Nick Hawkey salutes Albert Samanns as he presents the veteran with a Certificate of Honor.

LV Marine Corps League honors veterans

Monday, February 10, 2020 by DOuglas Graves Special to the Bethlehem Press in Local News

Members of the Marine Corps League visited veterans at the Mahoning Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Lehighton on Veterans Day.

Twenty veterans assembled for a program of patriotic songs, poems and conversation between the visiting Marines and veterans at the early afternoon event.

Activities coordinator Nancy Snyder officiated the event, while nursing home staff ensured the attendees were safe and well cared for. Other residents also attended.

Bethlehem Detachment #284 Marine Corps League members Nick Hawkey of Kunkletown and Douglas Graves of Upper Macungie Township handed out Certificates of Honor to each veteran.