50 years later: Swiss Village to hold public celebration

Staff Writer

    Swiss Village Retirement Community in Berne is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The community is invited to a day of celebration from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday.
    The outdoor celebration will take place in the Blumengarten parking lot located on Swiss Village’s campus. Live music will be provided during this free event from the following groups: Ken and Fernando 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., The Swiss Village Singers 1:30-2:30 p.m., Gabe Bailey & Rocksteady 3 p.m.-4:30 p.m. and The Bull Dogs 5 p.m.-7 p.m.
    Food trucks will be on site, including Fire and Brimstone Pizza, Ben & Ryan’s BBQ, Summer Kitchen and The Big Dipper.
    Parking will be available in the following parking lots at Swiss Village: the main entrance, the north parking lots located by the Social Corner and Kinder Haus, the Edelweiss Entrance off of Forest Park Drive and the Wellness Pavilion. Shuttle service will be provided to the event location.
    For more information, contact Michelle McIntosh at 589-3173 or visit www.swissvillage.org.