Marines celebrate 240th birthday

MCL Griswold Mountain Detachment #1121 will celebrate the U.S. Marine Corps 240th birthday, Nov. 8, at the Evergreen Conference Center in Oakhurst.

Social hour begins at 5 p.m., with a ceremonial cake cutting at 6, followed by dinner, cost of $30 per person. Dinner selections are bacon-wrapped beef filets (medium rare only), salmon sautéed in a dill and butter sauce, and vegetarian grilled portobello mushroom.

Dress is semi-formal or military uniform.

RSVP check payable to MCL #1121 with entrées due by Oct. 23. Mail check to MCL Griswold Mountain Detachment #1121, P.O. Box 141, Oakhurst, 93644.

Details: Jim Winnery, (559) 658-2062.

Griswold Mountain Detachment