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Miami's Voice of America Center And Midpointe Library System Collaborating To Honor Veterans
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Tuesday, October 30, 2012

This Veteran's Day, the MidPointe Library System and Miami's Voice of America Learning Center are collaborating to honor local heroes by launching an online photo archive, cataloging images from veterans of West Chester and Liberty Township. The official unveiling of this endeavor will be announced at Miami's Voice of America Learning Center's Veterans Day program at noon on Friday, November 9.

Veterans from all branches of the Armed Forces are invited to submit photos from their time in military service. The Library will be holding sessions to collect images at their West Chester branch, located at 9363 Centre Pointe Drive, on February 15, May 24 and August 16. Photographs will be scanned and returned to their owners.

"This project will offer local veterans a great opportunity to share the photographic history of their military service with the West Chester/Liberty community," said Steve Mayhugh, MidPointe Library West Chester Manager.

The MidPointe Library System has an extensive catalogue of images regarding local history, viewable at this website. This new project will be the catalyst to increasing the collection of material from the southern portion of the Library's service area.

For more information regarding this collaboration or the Veterans Day program at the VOA Learning Center, please contact Rod Nimtz at (513)895-8865.




 
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