Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Veterans to host Ruck Walk

Members of the Plymouth Township Veterans Commission are seeking a few good men and women to help celebrate Armed Forces Day in the community.The commission is hosting a Ruck/Walk to salute service members past and present along with first responders beginning at 8 a.m. May 18., Organizers stressed that this is a walk and not a race and participants are urged to pack a ruck as heavy as is comfortable or walk with a weighted vest to support those who defend the country and residents.Check in will begin at 7:30 a.m. at the Plymouth VFW, 1426 S Mill St. Overflow parking is available at 1042 S. Mill St. (East Middle School). At 7:50 a.m. participants will gather for the National Anthem, remarks and safety guidelines before the walk officially begins at 8 a.m.Organizers stressed that this is a family friendly event and tickets are sold for individuals or families. Only service animals will be allowed. There will be pacers and a water station at the First Responders Memorial where the walkers will observe a moment of silence.Donuts and juice will at the VFW upon completion of the Ruck/Walk. Registration is available at: