Pasadena Elks Lodge Hosts More Than 100 Veterans to a Complete Thanksgiving Dinner

Published : Friday, November 16, 2018 | 11:25 AM

The Pasadena Elks Lodge #672 once again hosted more than 100 veterans and their caregivers from the West Los Angeles Veterans Hospital to a complete Thanksgiving dinner this week.

Officers and members served the veterans a full buffet and the audience was treated to a magic show by Elks member and Magic Castle magician Sisuepahn Phila, aka “Leilani,” Lady of Magic.

One lucky vet won a WWII commemorative quilt made by member and trustee Josie Wilkins. The oldest vet in attendance was Elk member Larry Garland, 97, who served 6-1/2 years in the U.S. Air Corps during WWII. Larry also comes to dinner every Tuesday on meeting night.

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