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East County Wednesday, Apr. 18, 2012 5 years ago

Veterans group forges into East County


A local non-profit that helps remedy high levels of veteran unemployment nationwide is seeking the public’s support.

The Eagle Forge Foundation will host its first “Visual Arts for Veterans” fundraiser from 1-5 p.m. April 21, at Ed’s Tavern, 10719 Rodeo Drive, on Lakewood Ranch Main Street.

Some of the Suncoast’s top artistic talents will each be painting a unique veteran-themed work of art to be auctioned off at the end of the day.

Festivities will kick off with a 1 p.m. opening and will be followed by activities such as kids’ crafts, a raffle a public choice award.

For more on the event, visit For more about the foundation, visit

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