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Msgr. Michael J. Regan Council 8731 in Carrollton hosted a fund drive at its parish to raise money for the Frontline Faith Project. At the end of each Mass, a U.S. Army veteran spoke about the project and how it can help members of the armed forces. The drive raised enough to purchase 134 MP3 players for troops.

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Breaux Bridge Council 2398 presented Sid Hardy, a 90-year-old World War II veteran and former prisoner of war, with a framed copy of an article that appeared about him in the Teche News.

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Edward F. McSweeny Assembly in Natick started a monthly rosary program for patients at the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital in Bedford. Knights gather with veterans on the first Monday of every month to pray the rosary. Assembly members also escort veterans to Mass monthly.

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North American Martyrs Council 8718 in Williamstown hosted a beef and beer fundraiser for a 20-year military veteran who was exposed to chemical weapons while serving in the Middle East. George A. Bushman Jr. now has terminal cancer and is facing mounting medical bills. The fundraiser netted more than $5,500 to aid Bushman and his family put his affairs in order.

St. Philip the Apostle Council 11671 in Clifton held its first annual Mardi Gras-themed comedy night March 1 to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. The council served dinner to around 300 guests, which was followed by three comedians. The audience included four veterans who were wounded in the line of duty.

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