Photograph by Army Veteran RA Pickett, PDDGER

BBQ: The Santa Monica Elks Lodge sponsored a Summer BBQ for 400 veterans at West LA VA. The lodge gave out hamburgers, hotdogs, potato salad, baked beans and a water to all in attendance. Pictured from Left to Right: With a part of the Vets served in the background, Navy Veteran and SCCD Veteran Chairman Dan Baccelliere, PDDGER, Navy Veteran and Lodge Chair Frank Frazier, PER, Santa Monica Elks 906 Exalted Ruler Tom Roszhart with CHEA South Central Coast District Deputy Grand Exalted Ruler Alyssa Santos.