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Local organization hosts fishing trip in Newburyport for area veterans

Posted by Terri Ogan  June 28, 2013 01:00 PM

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The 101st Airborne Division Association in Massachusetts, together with local businesses and private donors, is hosting a fishing trip out of Newburyport for area veterans and wounded soldiers of the North Shore.

The trip is being held Tuesday July 9 around 9 a.m. The boat is set to depart from Bridge Lane in Salisbury, and is expected to stay out until 3 p.m. The rain date will be Wednesday July 10 at the same time and location.

This is the second year the 101st Airborne Division Association is hosting the event.

About 35 veterans and soldiers from the area are expected to attend.

In addition, the organization is planning a whale watch out of Gloucester in August for families of those deployed over seas and families of deceased veterans.

The date and time of the Gloucester whale watch has yet to be announced.

Terri Ogan can be reached at oganglobe@gmail.com, or follow her on Twitter.

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