The Hampshire retirement community in Merced said it invited the public to its first annual Veterans Festival Aug. 29, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at 3460 R St.
The festival, in honor of local veterans, includes music from the 1940s, chef-prepared appetizers and information on veteran services. To RSVP or to learn more, call The Hampshire at (209) 383-3500.
To celebrate the event, seniors who tour The Hampshire before Sept. 30 will get a Freedom Days scratch card for the chance to win up to five years of free rent.
Two winners have already been announced. Allen Ehlers of Del Rio, Texas, won one year of free rent after touring Copley Place in Copley, Ohio. Brenda Haney of Chattanooga, Tenn., won five years of free rent after touring Creekside at Shallowford in her hometown. Visit www.holidayfreedomdays.com to learn more about the Freedom Days offer.
The Hampshire is one of Holiday Retirement’s more than 300 independent retirement living communities throughout the U.S. and Canada. For more information, see www.holidaytouch.com