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May 4, 2014

Veteran anglers

U.S. Marine Corps veterans Dennis Deetz, left, of Short Gap, W.Va., and Jackie Miller of Cumberland cast their lines at the 2nd annual Disabled Veterans Fishing Outing and picnic at the Cumberland Outdoor Club’s pond off state Route 51 near Oldtown Saturday afternoon. Hosted by the Outdoor Club, the event provides an afternoon of relaxation and camaraderie for veterans living with physical and mental disabilities. According to organizer Eddie Pierce, “Our goal is to honor as many disabled veterans from our area as possible who have served our nation in all wars.” Donations supporting the event may be mailed to Disabled Veterans Fishing Outing, Cumberland Outdoor Club, 31 Thomas St., Cumberland, MD 21502.

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