USO Fundraiser to be held at Merrill Gardens on June 18

Pasta  Dinner to support our troops

All Proceeds will be donated to USO

Who: Merrill Gardens at Kirkland will celebrate Support Our Troops Week by hosting a Pasta Dinner with all the fixings straight from the Mess Hall.  The dinner will raise money to support the USO.  Since 1941, the USO has been providing support to service members and their families.

The dinner is open to the general public for a minimum $10 donationAll money collected will be donated to the USO.

For the past 69 years, the USO (United Service Organizations) has been the bridge between the American public and the U.S. military. In times of peace and war, the USO delivers its special brand of comfort, morale and recreational services to the military. The USO is a congressionally chartered, private, nonprofit organization that relies on the generosity of individuals and corporations to support USO activities.

What: Residents and team members at each of the 56 Merrill Gardens retirement communities in ten states will host this fundraiser that is open to family, friends and the general public.  All food and beverages will be donated by Merrill Gardens.  The event will also feature a no-host bar, dancing and live music with the popular big band Route 66.

When: Friday, June 18th, 6:00 – 8:00 PM

Where: Merrill Gardens at Kirkland, 201 Kirkland Avenue, Kirkland, WA 98033

Contact: Please call Katie Olson, Community Relations Director:  (425) 828-2570