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Gold Star mothers to honor veterans

American Gold Star Mothers will hold a Heroes Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony dedicated to women veterans from 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Pvt. Leonard Post Jr. Post 6251, Veterans of Foreign Wars, 2650 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga.

Guest speaker will be Mac “Quick Draw” McGarvey, president of Hogs and Heroes Foundation New York Chapter 1. Welcoming remarks will be given by Leonard Post Auxiliary president Kelly Makowski and Sandi Krege, president of American Gold Star Mothers Chapter 26. Blue Star Mothers will be special guests. Refreshments will follow.