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By Lou Marzeles

Dinner to honor vet raises funds to buy chair


Lou Marzeles

A packed dinner Saturday night at the American Legion raised enough funds to pay for a special Track Chair for disabled veteran Jereme Sawyer.

Note: The Sentinel learned only yesterday afternoon that the recipient of the charity described in the following story already was in possession of a Track Chair, though it was not functioning. We will have a complete follow-up to this story on our Breaking News page online and in next week's newspaper. The funds raised in Saturday night's event will pay for a Track Chair for a different veteran, and Jereme Sawyer's chair will be made functional. It should be clear that nothing about this disclosure in any way detracts from the sincere motivation of the organizers and community to help a deserving veteran.

A fundraising dinner Saturday night at the Goldendale American Legion raised close...

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