PLAINS TWP. — The Greater Pittston AMVETS Post No. 189 will be hosting its annual Family Picnic from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21 at the Plains Lions Pavilion, Clarks Road, Plains Township.
The event will include food, refreshments and music, and all proceeds from donations will fund AMVETS programs to benefit Pittston-area veterans and their families.
During the picnic, an awards ceremony will be held to recognize Pittston Area elementary and high school student winners of the AMVETS Americanism Program. Veterans from the W-B VAMC Assisted Living Center and the Gino Merli Vets Center in Scranton (nursing homes) will be shuttled and are also our guests.
Ticket prices are $15 for adults, $10 for children ages 7 to 17 and free for children ages 6 and younger.
For more information, call Post Commander Bernie McDonald at 570-817-4858, Picnic Chairman Richard White at 570-407-2044, at Joe Sylvester 570-961-2696, Tom Bufano at 570-654-8363, or Rod Sorensen 570- 814-5944.
Information provided by Mariel Bufano.