Brasher Falls Marine hopes to raise $3,500 to aid military members and family
Monday, August 4, 2014 - 8:47 am

The Marine Corps Ladies Auxiliary 435 recently donated Michael Ortman, a Brasher Falls resident serving in the Marine Corps who is trying to raise money to assist veterans and their families. From left, Jane Nichols, Lisa Rotonde, Ortman, Rick Tucker, Nancy Tucker, Liz Sampson, Pat Rubado, Tom Sequin, and Joanne McComber.

A Brasher Falls resident serving in the U.S. Marine Corps is is looking to raise $3,500 to aid military members and their families.

Michael Ortman is participating in a Nov. 2 marathon in New York City hosted by Hope For The Warriors.

The group provides assistance to servicemen and women and their families as they deal with physical and psychological trauma.

The Marine Corps Ladies Auxiliary recently donated to Ortman's cause.

To make a donation, contact Ortman at 769-5085 or Ortman.Michael@ymail.com