RSVPs due for Vietnam event

The reservation deadline for attendees of a Vietnam War Commemoration has been extended until Monday.

Vietnam War era veterans and their families are invited to the Nov. 8 commemoration in Blair County sponsored by U.S. Rep. John Joyce, R-15th District; state Sen. Judy Ward, R-Blair; and state Reps. Lou Schmitt Jr., R-Altoona; and Jim Gregory, R-Hollidaysburg.

Eligible attendees or a designee from their family can receive a Vietnam veteran lapel pin being distributed as the nation marks five decades since the war.

The free event at 1 p.m. Nov. 8 will feature guest speaker Rocky Bleier, a Vietnam War hero and four-time Super Bowl champion with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

To obtain a RSVP form, contact Jennifer Mearkle at 656-6081 or Jennifer.

Mearkle@mail.house.gov, or Deb Pensyl Reasy at 695-2398 or dreasy@pahousegop.com.