The 2020 Graduation Edition will accompany Thursday’s paper.
The all-color tribute edition saluting the Class of 2020 includes information from the graduating classes at Bedford, Chestnut Ridge, Claysburg, Northern Bedford, Tussey Mountain and Everett high schools and from HOPE for Hyndman Charter School, Bedford County Technical Center, Foundations Christian Academy and local homeschoolers and cyber school graduates. The tribute can be viewed online at www.bedfordgazette.com under the Special Sections tab or by purchasing a copy of the Bedford Gazette’s May 21 edition.
The Bedford Farmers Market will be open today.
The market, sponsored by Downtown Bedford Inc., will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the public square. Vendors will offer produce, baked goods, fresh cut flowers, potted plants, meats, farm fresh eggs, handmade soaps, homemade dog treats and more.
The Broad Top Area is planning a Memorial Day observance.
In honor and remembrance of those who gave the ultimate sacrifice, the area will “Ring the Bells” for three minutes at noon on Memorial Day, May 25, in Saxton and surrounding areas. The event is co-sponsored by Watson & Black American Post 126 in Broad Top City, American Legion Post 169 in Saxton, Captain Phillips Post VFW Post 4129, American Legion Post 556 in Six Mile Run, Saxton Borough Council, and the Broad Top Ministerium. Commanders of the above posts will join together at noon on Memorial Day to “Ring the Bells.” All churches in the area are asked to participate in the observance and ring their bells.
Wall That Heals Bedford County will be open to public in July.
A three-fourth size replica version of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., will be on site at the Bedford School District track facility from July 23-26. The exhibit will be open 24 hours a day, from July 23 through 2 p.m. July 26. Admission will be free of charge. On July 21, the names of service members from Bedford County and the surrounding counties who made the ultimate sacrifice will be escorted home. There will be a brief ceremony at 10 a.m. July 25 at event site. For more information and to volunteer, visit www.twthbedford2020.org.