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September Tribute to Honor Wounded Veterans Planned [VIDEO]

Town of Huntington officials announce support for upcoming Cow Harbor Warrior event to honor wounded veterans in Northport.

Huntington Town Board members announced their support for an upcoming veterans event sponsored by the newly-formed Cow Harbor Warriors.

At a press conference in Huntington Tuesday, plans were announced for the innaugural Cow Harbor Warrior Weekend event which will run from Sept. 7 through September 9 at several Northport locations.

Events will include a welcoming parade down Main Street in Northport Village; a veterans dinner at the Northport Volunteer Fire Department; a four-mile Warrior Run starting at Crab Meadow Beach; a Birdies For The Brave golf tournament at the Veterans Administration Golf Course co-hosted by the Northport American Legion Post #694; a Fishing For Freedom tournament; and adaptive water and beach activities at Steers Beach.

Additionally, participants will enjoy a barbecue lunch hosted by members of the Northport Rotary Club and a gala sunset clam bake celebration at Crab Meadow Beach.

“We welcome these heroes to our community with open arms and this weekend is a small token of our heartfelt thanks for their courage and service,” said Town Supervisor Frank Petrone.

Formed in 2012, the veterans group seeking donations and sponsorships for various events. For more information visit www.cowharborwarriors.com.

Gil Harris May 23, 2012 at 05:05 PM
Thank you Northport for honoring our Veterans. Sounds like a fun day. GOD BLESS AMERICA
William G McKenna May 25, 2012 at 07:29 PM
Wonderful effort for our great veterans. Thank you. W.McKenna Viet Nam... Vet Retired... US Army..God Bles this USA...

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