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WWII veterans dinner set for March 9 postponed

Mar. 08, 2013 @ 11:34 PM

WWII veterans dinner set for March 9 postponed

HUNTINGTON -- The WWII veterans' dinner scheduled for Saturday, March 9, at the American Legion Post 93 has been postponed. A new date for the event has not yet been scheduled.

MyFreeTaxes program sites available locally

HUNTINGTON -- Goodwill Industries of KYOWVA and the Financial Stability Partnership of the River Cities have partnered to bring additional MyFreeTaxes program sites to the Tri-State.

The sites will be available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the following dates and locations: Monday, March 11, at the Ashland Goodwill; Tuesday, March 12, at the Pikeville Goodwill; Wednesday, March 13, at the Williamson Goodwill; and Friday, March 15, at HIMG in Huntington.

United Way Worldwide, Goodwill Industries and the National Institute for Disabilities are offering MyFreeTaxes to those who are just outside of the VITA guidelines. With funds through a Walmart Foundation grant, the program helps individuals with an income of $57,000 and less get free access to H&R Block's tax-filing software for both state and federal returns.

For more information or to make an appointment, contact Heather Marrs at 304-525-7034 or hmarrs@goodwillhunting.org. Those interested in doing their own taxes are encouraged to visit myfreetaxes.com/huntington.

Colon cancer event set for March 25

ASHLAND -- Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital will host Dress in Blue for Colon Cancer Awareness from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, March 25, at the Ashland Town Center. The event, which also features the inflatable, 20-foot by 10-foot colon simulation called the "Incredible Colon," is co-sponsored by the Kentucky Cancer Program.

Educational information about colon cancer screening, prevention and early detection will be available. For more information, call 606-793-7006.

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