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“Rosie the Riveter” Honored Locally With Annual Bell Ringing Ceremony Labor Day

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The annual observance of remembering the “Rosie the Riveter” participants in World War II continued Monday, September 7, Labor Day throughout the nation including in Ronceverte at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church.
The Greenbrier Valley Council of the Knights of Columbus, formerly the Alleghany Highlands Council, continued the tradition by ringing the bells at 1 p.m. , particularly this year in memory of “Rosie the Riveter” Rebecca Lineberry of Alderson who passed away within this past year.
Around the state, bell ringing was heard in Buckhannon, Cross Lanes, Glenville, Grafton, Huntington, Morgantown, Nitro, St. Albans as well as Ronceverte. However, because of the virus, no programs were held as in years past.
Nationally, bell ringing took place at the Liberty Bell, Arlington National Cemetery, and most military bases.

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