Veterans Summer Celebration & Picnic

August 3rd is the Third Annual Veterans Summer Celebration and Picnic held on the Grand Lawn of the Los Angeles VA National Veterans Home. Prominent guest speakers, music, entertainment, sing-along, picnic-style refreshments and fellowship provide the patriotic foundation for a Grand Salute to honor our World War II Veterans. Do not miss this very special day of celebration and camaraderie with fellow Veterans of all Wars and Peacetime, and from all Military Branches.

What: Third Annual Veterans Summer Celebration & Picnic

Entertainment, Music, Guest Speakers, All American Sing-Along, Fellowship, Good-Time Fun with Picnic-Style Refreshments, Hot Dogs, Hamburger, Apple Juice, Lemonade, etc.

When: Saturday, August 3, 2013 — 12:00 – 5:00 PM

Where: Celebrated on the “Grand Lawn” of the Los Angeles VA Healthcare Center, 11301 Wilshire Blvd, West Los Angeles, CA 90073 – West of the 405 Freeway and on the North Campus (North of Wilshire)

Who: Hosted by Vietnam Veterans of America, Region 9 (California, Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Colorado, Hawaii, Guam and the Philippines)

Guest Speakers:

JAMES WORTHY: LA Laker Super-Star; Seven-Time NBA All-Star, Three-Time NBA Champion and 1988 NBA Finals MVP.

CARLOS PALOMINO: WBC Welterweight Champion, a Vietnam-era Veteran and U.S. Army Boxing Champion.

LILLY LAWRENCE: American Patriot and Selfless Champion for the underprivileged. Lilly will offer a very special tribute to our World War II Veterans. Her late husband, Francis Bunty Lawrence, was a United States Marine Corps Sergeant who served during World War II.

Why: To unify all Veterans for a day of Celebration and Camaraderie and to pay Special Tribute with a Grand Salute Honoring our World War II Veterans.

Sponsored by Martinelli’s Apple Juice – Two Guys Grilling – Time Warner

Organized by the Old Veterans Guard

Contact: Robert Rosebrock, Event Coordinator

RRose[email protected] – 310-490-6495

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