---- — North of Boston Media Group is publishing a collectible coffee-table book featuring hundreds of local veterans who submitted their pictures, stories and memorabilia.
“Salute To Veterans” recognizes servicepeople from the Civil War to Modern Warfare, featuring more than 500 photos, all of people from the North Shore and Merrimack Valley of Massachusetts and New Hampshire. If you live here, you will recognize faces within its pages. You also will be captivated by a variety of stories told by veterans themselves and talented writers from North of Boston Media Group.
Coffee and networking events will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. at The Salem News in Beverly on Thursday, Dec. 12 and The Eagle-Tribune in North Andover on Friday, Dec. 13. World War II veteran Morley Piper will give a keynote speech. A special video of veterans from around the region will be shown. Pastries and donuts will be served and coffee and conversation flowing freely.
The public is invited to attend these free events and take advantage of this opportunity to pick up books.
To order your copies of “Salute To Veterans,” visit http://www.pedimentbooks.com/store/product/merrimack-veterans-book/. You can also call Linda Gardner at The Eagle-Tribune, 978-946-2241.
The Eagle-Tribune is located at 100 Turnpike St., North Andover. The Salem News is located at 32 Dunham Road, Beverly. -- Tracey Dee Rauh, Managing Editor