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8th Annual Golden Kielbasa Veterans Open

FARMINGTON — John Hogan, an unassuming man whose "extraordinary heroism" in the jungles of Vietnam 49 years ago saved countless lives of his comrades, will be the guest of honor at the eighth annual Golden Kielbasa Veterans Open, presented by Farmington Bank, on Thursday, Sept. 29, at Tunxis Plantation Country Club in Farmington.

Hosted by the Disabled American Veterans, Hardware City Chapter 8, the "GK" has become the premier veterans charity golf event in Connecticut, having raised more than $62,000 in the past five years for causes serving Connecticut veterans.

Hogan is the recipient of the...