Lairmont Manor hosts picnic for WWII vets

Local veterans of World War II are invited to bring guests and historical memorabilia to a picnic in their honor Monday, Aug. 17.

From noon to 3 p.m., vets of the United States or Allied Forces who served between 1940 and 1945 will gather on the grounds of Lairmont Manor for a picnic lunch. There also will be a special musical presentation.

The event will be free for vets, and donations will go to the Disabled American Veterans foundation.

It is recommended that people reserve a spot at the picnic before Aug. 9. To make reservations, contact Gene Goldsmith at genegoldsmith@comcast.net or at 360-384-2484.

Lairmont Manor is located at 405 Fieldston Road.