That old expression about an ill wind comes to mind this time of year as another anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks approaches.
We’re still arguing about how much government intrusion a society that treasures its freedom will support, and if we’re fortunate, that won’t be resolved any time soon. Amid all the psychological, sociological and political fallout from the 2001 attacks, however, is a renewed appreciation for the people who volunteer for military service.
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Tuesday: 5:15 p.m. registration, dinner and auction at River Place Country Club, 4207 River Place Blvd.
Wednesday: 11 a.m. lunch and opening ceremonies for golf tournament.
For more information, contact John Collins at 512-627-6215
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More information on Military Order of the Purple Heart at purpleheartaustin.org