Local Hero to be Honored with Bridge Dedication
WHAT: Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) will join family and friends of Lance Cpl. Michael G. Plank to dedicate the overpass on State Route 49 over State Route 15 in Lawrence Township as the Lance Cpl. Michael G. Plank Memorial Bridge. A 2004 graduate of Elkland High School, Plank died on June 9, 2010, while supporting combat operations in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Plank received the National Defense Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Non-Article 5 ISAF Medal and the Rifle Expert, 2nd Award.

WHO: Baker; Jerry Plank, brother of Lance Cpl. Plank; Butch Parker, stepfather of Lance Cpl. Plank; Tioga County Commissioners Roger Bunn and Erick Coolidge; members of the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association PA Chapter 22-6; and members of American Legion Riders Post 428.

WHEN: Saturday, June 10, at 11 a.m.

WHERE: Park and Ride, State Route 49, Lawrenceville.

Media contact: Tricia Lehman, 717.772.9840, tlehman@pahousegop.com.

Representative Matthew Baker
68th District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives

Media Contact: Tricia Lehman

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