The Bedford Veterans Committee formed last summer, with the goal of helping connect township veterans to services and programs to help make civilian life a bit easier.
But it quickly gained support with ideas and volunteers, and now the non-profit group even has its own home: the former Temperance post office building at 760 W. Temperance Road in downtown Temperance.
Bedford resident and veteran Tim FitzGerald is the leader in this effort; there are four other people on the board. The township is providing assistance through the efforts of Deputy Supervisor Al Prieur. Many other volunteers and sponsors are involved. The Department of Veterans Affairs also has supported the idea, and the organization is following the requirements set for a veterans charity.
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