Vietnam vets picnic coming up

Published 10:31 am Sunday, May 29, 2011

Vietnam veterans and Vietnam-era veterans from around the region are invited to attend the Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day on June 11 for a free picnic social.

This event is sponsored by the Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 790, and will be held at the Swensrud Park in Northwood, Iowa. Located along the riverfront behind Main Street storefronts, folks will enjoy close parking, lots of shade trees and huge variety of foods.

Menu of grilled burgers, brats and lemonaide are furnished with folks asked to bring salads, appetizers, side dishes or desserts to share. Serving to begin at 1 p.m.

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The All Veterans-All Eras BBQ picnic set for Aug. 20 this year.

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Tim Engstrom is the editor of the Albert Lea Tribune. He resides in Albert Lea with his wife, two sons and dog.

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