WWII letters to GI's parents to be topic

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The Portage County Genealogical Society will have its monthly meeting and program at 10 a.m. April 5 at the Portage County Historical Society, 6549 N. Chestnut St., Ravenna.

Wayne Enders, vice president of the organization, will share the World War II selected letters of George B. Towner Jr. of Brady Lake to his mother and father. Towner wrote to his parents on a regular basis from January 1943 through September 1945.

Enders transcribed the dozens of letters during the past 18 months as a contribution to the Society.

The program is about 45 minutes in length and is free. Refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Enders at 330-310-7421.

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