Veteran's day is Friday November the 11th and this will be a great way to honor veterans and military personnel and at the same time benefit the House in the Woods military and family retreat programs

The event is Matt and Friends: Music for Military

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The day will be filled with some great guest speakers, food and drink, and awesome music.

Matt is Matt Schaeffer, A U S Navy submarine veteran He will be joined that night by a house band that are veterans along with guest musicians and vocalists

The event will take place at Bloomfields Tavern in Skowhegan

A schedule of events is currently being put together and will include silent auction items up for bid.

House in the Woods is operated by Paul and Dee House whose son paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. With their vision and commitment to our veterans and military personnel and their families, House in the Woods offers canoeing, kayaking, hiking, hunting, fishing, nature tours, campfires, swimming and other Maine resource treasures.

But just as important, offers veterans and military personnel the opportunity to bond, and share laughter, memories, sorrow, service, and pride

Here's a link with more information about House in the Woods

And here's the Facebook page for the veteran's day event to benefit House in the Woods.

Here's something else worth sharing with everyone. The new Maine and nationwide crisis line. Simply dial 988 anywhere in America. Anyone who needs help, veteran or not.

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