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Veterans Honored With Free Train Ride

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Date: November 10, 2010

Veteran enjoying Audio Tour
©Lynette Sprague-Falk

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad

PO Box 158, Peninsula, OH 44264
www.CVSR.com Phone:
1 (800) 468‐4070
Fax: (330) 657‐ 2080

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Contact: Kelly Steele: Director of Marketing
(330) 657‐1915 / ksteele@cvsr.com

Veterans Honored with Free Train Ride on Veterans Day

Departing Rockside Station in Independence

Peninsula, Ohio – Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) announces a FREE train ride to honor veterans and their families on Thursday, November 11, 2010.

The train will depart from Rockside Station, located at 7900 Old Rockside Rd, Independence 44131, at 1 p.m. for a three‐hour excursion to Akron Northside Station and back. Passengers will be able to enjoy the Voices of the Valley audio tour, which describes the cultural and natural history of Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

The FREE tickets will be available at the Rockside Station 45 minutes prior to departure, and will be awarded on a first‐come, first served basis. No advanced tickets are available. All current military members, veterans, and their families are invited.

For more information, visit www.CVSR.com.

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad is a not‐for‐profit, 501 (c)(3) volunteer supported organization operating in partnership with Cuyahoga Valley National Park and is dedicated to the preservation of passenger rail transportation in Cuyahoga Valley and the historic Ohio & Erie Canalway. CVSR is celebrating its 37th year of excursion rail service.

Did You Know?

Dragonfly image by NPS volunteer John Catalano.

Dragonflies and damselflies look almost alike while flying. However, if you wait until they land, dragonflies lay their wings to the side while damselflies lay them back and above their bodies.