Keller Introduces Legislation to Name Laceyville PO after Hunts for Healing Founder

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Melinda “Mindy” Gene Piccotti was an Air Force veteran and community leader

Congressman Fred Keller Wednesday announced he has introduced H.R. 4279 to name the Post Office in Laceyville, Wyoming County, after Melinda “Mindy” Gene Piccotti, an Air Force veteran and community leader who founded Hunts for Healing.

Started in 2009, Hunts for Healing aims to help wounded soldiers returning from military missions in Iraq and Afghanistan and other combat veterans transition back into civilian life by allowing them to experience the joys of hunting, including social interaction and comradery.

Mindy was an Air Force veteran who knew the struggles combat veterans and wounded soldiers face when returning home from duty,” Keller related in a prepared statement. “Mindy’s dedication to helping her fellow veterans return to civilian life is a lasting legacy that shows her selflessness and her sense of our society’s continuing need to serve those who safeguard our freedom. Naming the Laceyville Post Office in her honor is a fitting and appropriate display of the indelible mark she continues to leave on countless heroes.”

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