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Tickets nearly sold out for Hawaiian luau at Citrus Heights veterans center

Veterans Community Center
File photo, Veterans Community Center on Sylvan Road.

By Rylie Friesen
A Hawaiian luau fundraiser will be held on Aug. 17 at the Veterans Community Center on Sylvan Road, and tickets are nearly sold out.

The event promises food, fun, and live Hawaiian entertainment, in support of local veterans. The three-hour event is scheduled from 5 to 8 p.m.

See event flier: click here

According to a press release, there will be a raffle, silent auction, vendor shopping, and a chance to tour the Veterans Affairs Mobile Resource Center. All funds raised from the event will help support the Veterans Community Center in its mission to provide “a free and safe place for all veterans in Northern California.”

General admission tickets are $35, and VIP tickets are $50. Event planner Michelle Grant said as of Tuesday, only 30 tickets remained. She said tickets can be purchased through Saturday, Aug. 10, by emailing

The Veterans Community Center is headed up by Jim and Jeanne Rounsavell. The Center is located in the old 1862 Sylvan School house at 6921 Sylvan Road and is designed to provide a place for veterans to congregate, access services, have a cup of coffee, and enjoy various events and activities.

If you plan to go:
Hawaiian Luau Fundraiser
Aug. 17, 2019, from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Veterans Community Center 
6921 Sylvan Rd.
Citrus Heights

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