Woonsocket Call

Wel­come Sum­mer Fam­ily BBQ to sup­port mil­i­tary fam­i­lies

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WOONSOCKET — Thanks To Yanks, a non-profit, all-vol­un­teer or­ga­ni­za­tion whose mis­sion is to pro­vide sup­port and re­sources to mil­i­tary mem­bers, veter­ans and their fam­i­lies, will host a Wel­come Sum­mer Fam­ily BBQ. The event is planned for Satur­day, June 23, from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Amer­i­can Le­gion Fair­mount Post 85, 870 River St., Woonsocket. Tick­ets are $5 per per­son, or, bring an item for cur­rently de­ployed troops’ care pack­ages, such as: protein bars, beef jerky, new/cur­rent mag­a­zines, two-ply toi­let pa­per, sun­screen, shav­ing cream (non-aerosol) and/or fly-pa­per. Ad­mis­sion in­cludes hot dogs, burg­ers, chips, DJ and games. Cash bar and raf­fles through­out the day. This event is open to the gen­eral pub­lic, veter­ans and mil­i­tary fam­i­lies and will be held rain or shine. Tick­ets are avail­able at the event; no reser­va­tions needed. Thanks To Yanks pro­vides re­sources, con­nects the com­mu­nity with pro­grams and iden­ti­fies gaps in ser­vice to max­i­mize sup­port of our mil­i­tary and veter­ans. For more in­for­ma­tion or to do­nate, visit THANKSTOYA­NKS. org, Face­book, Twit­ter, LinkedIn and In­sta­gram.

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