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VETERANS DAY TO BE COMMEMORATED IN ANAHEIM ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8
ANAHEIM, Calif. (October 17, 2014) The City of Anaheim will honor our nation’s veterans at a special commemorative ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 8 at the Veterans Monument in downtown Anaheim. The event will take place from 10:00 – 11:15 a.m. All are welcome to attend anytime to pay respects to our nation’s veterans.
Councilwoman Lucille Kring is leading this event, which will include music, the presentation of colors, guest speakers, and musical tributes to our country.
The Anaheim Veterans Monument is located at the corner of Anaheim Blvd. and Broadway, next to the Muzeo. Parking for the event is available in the parking structure behind Anaheim City Hall (200 S. Anaheim Blvd.), or on Center Street.
The City of Anaheim is proud of its commitment to supporting its veterans as well as active military members. Anaheim’s Veterans Resource Center is available online at www.anaheim.net/veterans and offers information on City resources, the Military Banner program, the Veterans Memorial Burial Flag Flying Program, the City-adopted 13th MEU, and more.
For more information on the City of Anaheim, please visit www.anaheim.net.
ABOUT ANAHEIM –The City of Anaheim, founded in 1857, is one of the nation’s premier municipalities and is one of California’s most populous cities. Anaheim covers 50 square miles with more than 346,000 residents and more than 2,900 City employees. The municipal corporation’s annual budget is $1.6 billion. Anaheim supports a thriving business community with companies such as Carl Karcher Enterprises, Inc., L-3 Communications, Pacific Sunwear, and Disneyland Resort. Successful sports franchises call Anaheim home, including Angels Baseball, Anaheim Ducks, the U.S. Men’s National Volleyball Team, and the 2012 Olympic Games Silver Medal winning U.S. Women’s National Volleyball Team. Anaheim also boasts world-class meeting and entertainment venues with the Anaheim Convention Center, LEED-certified and the largest on the west coast, Honda Center, City National Grove of Anaheim, Anaheim GardenWalk, and Angel Stadium of Anaheim. In addition, Anaheim embraces its vibrant cultural arts community, including the world-renowned Anaheim Ballet. Annually, Anaheim welcomes millions of visitors to the city, truly making it where the world comes to live, work and play. For more information, please visit www.anaheim.net.