Aug. 25, 2022

WHAT:    Rep. Parke Wentling (R-Crawford/Erie/Lawrence/Mercer), veterans and members of the community will commemorate our country’s greatest heroes through the dedication of the Pennsylvania Medal of Honor Highway in Erie County, which is a result of the hard work and extensive collaboration on getting legislation signed into law.

WHO:    Wentling; Rep. Bob Merski (D-Erie); Brig. Gen. John Pippy, land component commander, PA Army National Guard; Lt. Col. Keith Beebe (Ret.), Military Officers Association of America; Brenton Davis, executive, Erie County; Joe Benacci, director, Erie County Veterans Affairs; American Legion Riders; Tom Ross, director, American Legion Riders; Rob Murphy, American Legion Riders Region 7; Tara Halter, historian, American Legion Riders; Saxon Daugherty, safety press officer, PennDot northwest region District 1; Thomas Hanzes, state parliamentarian, Dept. of PA VFW; Michael Staab, commander, VFW District 28; and Ellen Schaureman, representative, Erie County Council. 

WHEN:    Friday, Aug. 26, at 11 a.m.

WHERE:    U.S. Route 20 at the PA/Ohio state line, 14886 Ridge Road, West Springfield.


Media contact:    Nate Temple, 717.260.6396,

Representative Parke Wentling
17th Legislative District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives

Media Contact: Nate Temple