A free Stop the Bleed class will be held Nov. 18 in Pleasantville.

The Alum Bank Fire Company will host the class which is open to the public starting at 7 p.m. at the fire hall. The Chestnut Ridge Ambulance Association and Conemaugh Health System will be conducting the class. Refreshments will be supplied by the auxiliary. Call 839-2490 or 839-2774 to register. Stop the Bleed is intended to cultivate grassroots efforts that encourage bystanders to become trained and equipped, to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives.

A fundraiser to help a veterans charitable cause will be held Nov. 14.

Down River Golf and Country Club will host the fundraiser to help the charitable work of Last Line, owned by Ryan Decker of Everett, who plans to build “tiny houses” to give veterans with PTSD a rural retreat. On Nov. 14, 50 percent of the sales at Down River’s Fairways Bar and Grill will be donated to Decker’s veterans project. The restaurant will be open from 4 to 9 p.m.

Fix-a-Pet’s yard sale’s last day is Saturday.

The yard sale is held at the Bedford American Legion downstairs, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The spay/neuter nonprofit offers spay and neuter assistance to Bedford County residents.

Vietnam veterans who would still like to apply their thumbprint to the Wayne Hyde statue may do so until Nov. 14.

Hyde, of Manns Choice, is in the final stages of the Vietnam War statue depicting Everett-native Robert Hartsock and his military dog, Duke. Anyone who would like to apply his or her thumbprint to the clay mock-up before it is crated is asked to call Hyde at 977-0125 to make an appointment.

The last day to apply a print will be Nov. 14. Scores of veterans already have put their print on what will be the statue.The statue eventually will be placed next to the Vietnam War Monument outside the Bedford County courthouse. Hartsock, a 1962 Everett High School graduate, was killed in action on Feb. 23, 1969, while saving the life of his platoon commander at Dau Tieng, Vietnam. For his actions, Hartsock was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor.

Contact Elizabeth Coyle at ecoyle@bedfordgazette.com; 623-1151, ext. 105.

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