today’s news and information gleanings from here and there!
Quote for today … “I, (state your name), do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; and that I will obey the orders of the President of the United States and the orders of the officers appointed over me, according to regulations and the Uniform Code of Military Justice. So help me God.” – United States military oath of enlistment –
- Less than one percent of the American population serve in the military forces; “Today, out of a nation of 320 million people, 1.3 million Americans are in active duty military, and another 1 million serve in the reserves, according to the Department of Defense.” – PBS.org
- Turkey Hill Presents Donation of Nearly $70,000 to Pennsylvania Veterans Foundation – Turkey Hill Minit Markets presented a donation check for $67,000 to the Pennsylvania Veterans Foundation in a ceremony on November 6, 2015. The donation includes funds raised for the foundation during Turkey Hill’s 2015 Charity Golf Outing, which took place on August 28th at the Hershey Country Club, as well as proceeds from t-shirt sales during the Turkey Hill / I-105 Fallfest October 4 at the Overlook Community Campus in Lancaster.
“Too many veterans across the country, including many right here in our local communities in Pennsylvania, are struggling,” said Kim Hertzog, Public Relations Manager, Turkey Hill Minit Markets. “We are honored to be able to thank them for their service and sacrifices by contributing to the Pennsylvania Veterans Foundation’s mission to support them both directly and in partnership with other veterans’ organizations.”
As another way of thanking those who have served, Turkey Hill is observing Veterans Day (Wednesday, November 11) by offering all veterans and active duty personnel a free 12-ounce coffee or cappuccino, as well as a free car wash at Turkey Hill’s car wash locations.
SOURCE: news release
- Did you read in 10-20-15 Signed Borough Council Budget Meeting Minutes that the big bank that absorbed Susquehanna Bank has increased bank service fees for the borough, and others we’d guess.