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By Don Ogle
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Ball Honors Service in Armed Forces

 

Don Ogle

A Missing Man Table was set at the Armed Forces Ball Saturday in remembrance of the 88,000 Americans unaccounted for in service of their country in time of conflict.

Sidney residents closed out Armed Forces Day Saturday with a first-ever local Armed Forces Ball and the results were far better than any of its organizers could imagine.

"We thought we would have a couple of tables with people around them," Ylani Cole said during her opening welcome. "We had no idea we would have a turnout like this."

More than 200 people, from former servicemen and women to their families, to interested supporters turned out at the Sidney Elks Lodge for food, fund raising and fun. Veterans and related interests will benefit from the more than $11,000 raised over the evenin...



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