Parade seeks participants

Courtesy photo The Blair County War Veterans Council elected its 2019 officers earlier this year. Shown are (from left): Lloyd Peck, commander; Michael McDonough, senior vice commander; Ray Glass, junior vice commander and chaplain; Stan Ayers, finance officer; Iris Tatar, adjutant; and Willard Boyer, sergeant-at-arms. The council’s Memorial Day Parade will be held May 27 in downtown Altoona. Line up is at 9:15 a.m., and the parade begins at 10 a.m. All veterans are invited to walk in the parade. Cars will be available for those who are more comfortable riding. There will be a service held downtown following the parade on 11th Avenue. Donations to help support the veterans will be appreciated. To make a donation or for more details or to sign up, contact Cmdr. Lloyd Peck, 2000 Pleasant Valley Blvd., Altoona, PA 16602, or call 942-3261. The Blair County War Veterans Council meets at 3 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month at the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home. The council is currently accepting new members. For more information, contact Peck.

Courtesy photo

The Blair County War Veterans Council elected its 2019 officers earlier this year. Shown are (from left): Lloyd Peck, commander; Michael McDonough, senior vice commander; Ray Glass, junior vice commander and chaplain; Stan Ayers, finance officer; Iris Tatar, adjutant; and Willard Boyer, sergeant-at-arms. The council’s Memorial Day Parade will be held May 27 in downtown Altoona. Line up is at 9:15 a.m., and the parade begins at 10 a.m. All veterans are invited to walk in the parade. Cars will be available for those who are more comfortable riding. There will be a service held downtown following the parade on 11th Avenue. Donations to help support the veterans will be appreciated. To make a donation or for more details or to sign up, contact Cmdr. Lloyd Peck, 2000 Pleasant Valley Blvd., Altoona, PA 16602, or call 942-3261. The Blair County War Veterans Council meets at 3 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month at the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home. The council is currently accepting new members. For more information, contact Peck.

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