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Thursday, June 13, 2013

Wounded Warriors walk

The Byers Tosh Post 267 American Legion and Fort Ligonier Post 734 Veterans of Foreign Wars will once again welcome the Wounded Warrior Project's Hero Walk as it passes through Ligonier next week.

The 320-mile walk route from Philadelphia to New Kensington is conducted along Route 30. It benefits the Wounded Warrior Project, a national nonprofit organization that assists veterans returning from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

The project was initiated five years ago by Al Pulice as a one-time event to raise money and awareness for returning war veterans. That was more than 1,200 miles and $300,000 ago.

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