Post to Bring Cheer to Elderly Vets on Nov. 4
Members Needed to Help Bring Gifts, Hold Party

Utica Post 229 will hold an early Veterans Day party on Thursday, Nov. 4, with elderly war veterans at the Pines at Utica Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation, announced Service Officer Dave Wilson.

"We're inviting members of the post to join us and bring cheer to our fellow veterans," he said. Wilson has assembled gift bags to deliver to some 25 veterans that the post has adopted. "The festivities get under way at 2 p.m."

The nursing home facility, formerly known as Eden Park, is located at 1800 Butterfield Avenue, Utica.