Military and veterans appreciation event at Watkins Glen

By Anna Norris

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Military and veterans appreciation event at Watkins Glen

June 27, 2014 Updated Jun 27, 2014 at 5:29 PM EDT

Watkins Glen, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Military members and veterans will receive free entry to the June 29 race at Watkins Glen International Track.

Military members and veterans will receive complimentary entry to the Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen race.

Each military member or veteran may be accompanied by one adult family member. Children 19 and under are free.

The event is hosted by Odessa American Legion Post 676. The American Red Cross and a number of veterans and community service organizations are sponsors.

People should enter through Gate 4A only, which opens at 8 a.m.

There will be two special guests, International Ghost Hunter Paul Bradford and Porsche racecar driver Mark Llano, to greet everyone.

There will also be a complimentary family-style picnic lunch, while supplies last, as well as military vehicles on display.

Proof of service is required for free entry, such as military ID, VA ID or VFW.