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Vietnam veterans' steak feed sizzles with support in Hurley

 

April 29, 2019

P.J. Glisson/Daily Globe

MANNING THE grill at a Saturday evening steak feed by local Vietnam veterans are, from left, Terry Seibel, Sam Filippo and Paul Henning. The guys expected to prepare up to 400 or more steaks at the fundraiser, for which proceeds will enable local scholarships, toys from Santa and other goodwill programs.

By P.J. GLISSON

news@yourdailyglobe.com

HURLEY - The Iron County Memorial Building in Hurley was loaded with people Saturday as folks lined up to enjoy steaks made to order, as well as ongoing camaraderie.

For $25, the advance-reservation meal was part of the 29th annual fundraiser for the Vietnam Veterans of America Gogebic-Iron Range Chapter 529.

The event allows veterans to fund a popular December event in which local children receive a gift from Santa at the memorial building.

According to local VVA treasurer Arvid Sivula, veterans also fund scholarships for students graduating from Hu...



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