Senator Mensch Holds 6th Annual Veterans Appreciation Breakfast

 

Harrisburg – Senator Bob Mensch (R-24) hosted his 6th Annual Veterans Appreciation Breakfast on Saturday, November 11th at the Upper Perkiomen High School located on 2 Walt Road, Pennsburg, PA 18073.  Approximately 400 individuals attended the event which included veterans, veterans’ guests, exhibitors and speakers.

 “Our Commonwealth is home to one of the largest veteran populations in the nation,” said Mensch. “I believe we have an obligation to all veterans to honor their service and contributions both in peace and war.  This breakfast was a small token of our appreciation to our veterans.”

The event featured special guest speaker Colonel Michael J. Regan, Jr.  Colonel Regan currently serves as Deputy Adjutant General-Air for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  In addition, Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick, State Representative Tom Quigley, State Representative Marcy Toepel, State Representative Ryan Mackenzie, and Montgomery County Commissioner Valerie Arkoosh, M.D. gave formal remarks and thanked the veterans for their service.

Veterans also enjoyed patriotic songs performed by the Upper Perkiomen High School Women’s Choir.  Attendees were also able to obtain veteran identification cards from the Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds.

Various organizations were available to provide veterans with information and services, including: the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, the National Guard Transition Assistance Program, Montgomery County Veterans Affairs, Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds, Vets for Vets, Veterans Brotherhood, Tails of Valor/Paws of Honor Program Inc., First Choice Loan Services VA Home Buyer’s Program, Hope for Veterans, Korean War Memorial American-Korean Alliance Peace Park, and the Greater PA Military Vehicle Historical Society.

More information on Senator Mensch can be found by visiting his website at www.senatormensch.com.  Senator Mensch also provides state related updates on his Facebook and Twitter.

CONTACT: Sarah Rasmussen srasmussen@pasen.gov  (215) 541-2388