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First Permanent Public POW/MIA Chair of Honor Display in Maine to Be Dedicated Tuesday, February 11th

Ceremony to Dedicate POW/MIA Chair of Honor to Include Remarks From World War II Veteran and POW

SOUTH PORTLAND, ME--(Marketwired - February 10, 2014) - On Tuesday, February 11th at 4:00pm, the Maine Chapter 1 of Rolling Thunder®, Inc. will be holding a ceremony to dedicate the first permanent public installation of a POW/MIA Chair of Honor in the state of Maine. Both the chair and the ceremony will be located at the International House of Pancakes at 195 Maine Mall Road in South Portland, Maine.

The President of Rolling Thunder Maine 1, Tim DeCosta, will lead the ceremony. The dedication will feature remarks from the sponsor of the chair, Leon Tanguay, a U.S. Army World War II Veteran and POW from Sanford, Maine.

The chair itself was made in North Berwick, Maine by Rolling Thunder's official POW/MIA chair partner, Hussey Seating Company. Hussey will also have representatives attending the dedication ceremony.

The POW/MIA Chair of Honor will remain perpetually unoccupied in honor of the over 91,000 military service personnel who are or were prisoners of war (POW) or have been declared missing in action (MIA).

The event will be attended by Rolling Thunder's own veterans, in addition to Maine veterans from the American Legion, Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Media is encouraged to attend this event. Contact Lynette Aucoin at 207-676-0370 or [email protected] for more information.

About Hussey Seating Company www.husseyseating.com

A family-owned company founded in 1835, Hussey Seating Company is a world leader in developing and manufacturing seating solutions for the sports, entertainment and educational markets. Hussey's high quality range of spectator seating includes fixed upholstered, wood and plastic chairs, portable sideline chairs, telescopic platforms and telescopic gym seating (traditionally known as bleachers).

About Rolling Thunder® , Inc. Maine Chapter 1  www.rolling-thunder-me2.org

Based in Sanford, Rolling Thunder®, Inc. Maine Chapter 1 hosts a variety of events across the state of Maine including an annual Bowl-A-Thon and motorcycle rides. The chapter works in support of veterans of all wars and to educate the public about POW/MIA issues. Rolling Thunder®, Inc., best known for their annual "Ride to the Wall" event, is a nationwide POW/MIA rights organization.

CONTACT INFO:
Lynette Aucoin
207-676-0370
[email protected]

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