The City of Berea's annual Veterans Picnic on Aug. 5 will honor all Purple Heart recipients and name Berea as a Purple Heart City.
Randy Howson, Purple Heart Trail coordinator for Ohio, will be a special guest, and Mayor Cyril Kleem will issue a proclamation in honor of Purple Heart Day on Aug. 7.
The picnic is free to veterans and will run 5-8 p.m. with dinner served at 5:30 p.m. in the pavilion at Coe Lake. Music will be provided by Guitars 4 Veterans.
RSVP to the Veterans Outreach Office by July 26. Call (440) 973-4567 or email email@example.com.
Those who are not fully vaccinated are encouraged to wear masks.