Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad Hosts Sisterhood of Veterans

Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad is pleased to welcome the Sisterhood of Veterans for a one-day event on October 5th. Women veterans from all branches of the military are invited to attend.

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Sisterhood of Veterans Flag

Sisterhood of Veterans Flag

“We encourage women from all branches of the service to join us for a day of fun and camaraderie,” says Sarah Andrews, Navy veteran and co-founder of the Sisterhood of Veterans.

Elbe, Washington (PRWEB) October 03, 2013

The Sisterhood of Veterans steam train ride at the Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad is set to take place on Saturday October 5 at 12:45PM. The Sisterhood of Veterans is a social support program for women veterans and active duty women based around support, recreation, promoting volunteerism in the veteran community and philanthropic activities at low to no cost to participants. "We all have the military in common, we all have unique experiences that we use to assist and support each other," says Kristina Setchfield, Marine Corps vet and event planner for the Sisterhood. "We use social media like Facebook.com to find each other and Meetup.com to plan our events."

“We encourage women from all branches of the service to join us for a day of fun and camaraderie,” says Sarah Andrews, Navy veteran and co-founder of the Sisterhood of Veterans. “We are proud to support our military and are pleased we can provide a chance for these veterans to connect,” said Meilee Anderson, Director of Sales and Marketing for the Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad.

Veterans will meet at the train depot in Elbe, WA by the Sisterhood of Veterans flag prior to boarding the 12:45PM train. Veterans will have a chance to meet each other in a relaxed setting as they ride a vintage steam train through the scenic foothills of Mt. Rainier. For more information or to purchase tickets to this excursion visit: mrsr.com.

About Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad (MRSR)
The Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad (MRSR) is a steam-powered heritage railroad operating in Washington State between the towns of Elbe and Mineral. MRSR is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and the longest continuously operating steam train railroad in the Pacific Northwest. Approximately 30,000 passengers travel the forest and foothills of Mt. Rainier annually on these vintage restored trains. The majority of the excursions are operated and supported by dedicated volunteers. A portion of the proceeds from ticket sales support continued preservation and restoration efforts.

The Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad offers scheduled departures weekly June thru October and again during the month of December.


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Polson 70 Steam Logging Locomotive at the Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad