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Fun is the mission at Saturday event in UP

Post by Christian Hill / The News Tribune on Nov. 1, 2012 at 12:29 pm with No Comments »
November 1, 2012 12:29 pm

Having fun is the mission for service members, veterans and their families Saturday, Nov. 3, during a military appreciation event.

The first annual Operation Fun will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the parking lot of Narrows Plaza Bowl, 2200 Mildred St. West in University Place.

The event is free for service members, veterans and their families. Visitors will receive a “passport” when they arrive. Once it’s stamped by visiting vendors and informational booths on available services on site, they can enjoy free bowling and other activities. Visitors need to bring identification to prove their military service. Others can participate for a $10 fee.

They can also enjoy free entertainment on the stage with activities. Food will be available to purchase.

For more information, call Ron Letendre at 253-359-4606 or e-mail him at ronletendre07@hotmail.com. You can also click here.

Veterans Family Fund of America, Lutheran Community Services, Metro Parks Tacoma, Army OneSource and the Washington National Guard Joint Services Support Directorate is sponsoring the event.

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