|By Marketwired .||
|February 10, 2014 02:18 PM EST||
SOUTH PORTLAND, ME--(Marketwired - February 10, 2014) - On Tuesday, February 11
The President of Rolling Thunder Maine 1, Tim DeCosta, will lead the ceremony. The dedication will feature remarks from the sponsor of the chair, Leon Tanguay, a U.S. Army World War II Veteran and POW from Sanford, Maine.
The chair itself was made in North Berwick, Maine by Rolling Thunder's official POW/MIA chair partner, Hussey Seating Company. Hussey will also have representatives attending the dedication ceremony.
The POW/MIA Chair of Honor will remain perpetually unoccupied in honor of the over 91,000 military service personnel who are or were prisoners of war (POW) or have been declared missing in action (MIA).
The event will be attended by Rolling Thunder's own veterans, in addition to Maine veterans from the American Legion, Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
A family-owned company founded in 1835, Hussey Seating Company is a world leader in developing and manufacturing seating solutions for the sports, entertainment and educational markets. Hussey's high quality range of spectator seating includes fixed upholstered, wood and plastic chairs, portable sideline chairs, telescopic platforms and telescopic gym seating (traditionally known as bleachers).
About Rolling Thunder® , Inc. Maine Chapter 1 www.rolling-thunder-me2.org
Based in Sanford, Rolling Thunder®, Inc. Maine Chapter 1 hosts a variety of events across the state of Maine including an annual Bowl-A-Thon and motorcycle rides. The chapter works in support of veterans of all wars and to educate the public about POW/MIA issues. Rolling Thunder