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Citrus College Presents the Seventh Annual Veterans Celebration 

Thursday, October 25, 2012
 

Media Advisory
October 24, 2012

Contacts

Paula Green, Citrus College Office of External Relations, 626-914-8873 (office), 626-488-7855 (cell)
Stacy Armstrong, Citrus College Office of External Relations, 626 857-4082 (office)

Media Advisory – Photo and Interview Opportunity 

Citrus College Presents the Seventh Annual Veterans Celebration

What:
Citrus College, Azusa Pacific University, the City of Glendora, and the City of Azusa present the seventh annual “Saluting Our Veterans” event.  This year’s celebration will include a performance by Gladstone High School’s Marching Band, an AMVETS Honor Guard, military exhibits, keynote speeches, community veteran honorees, and a patriotic musical tribute by Citrus College students.  All branches of the military will be represented.

In addition, there will be a presentation of an American flag from the USS Arizona by Commander Thomas W. Gerfen, former community veteran honoree and the current president of the Citrus College Foundation.

Who:
The following individuals/groups will attend:

·         Danya DeLeon, Keynote Speaker, Veteran, and Citrus College alumna

·         Chris Mellard, Keynote Speaker, Veteran, and Citrus College alumnus

·         Vicken “Vic” A. Bezjian, Community Veteran Honoree, Azusa Pacific University

·         Johnny Granados, Community Veteran Honoree, City of Azusa

·         Elizabeth Saucedo, Community Veteran Honoree, City of Glendora

·         James Woolum, Community Veteran Honoree, Citrus College

·         Citrus Community College District Board of Trustees members

·         Representatives from Azusa Pacific University

·         Elected officials and community leaders

·         Members of the Citrus College Veterans Network

·         Veterans from many of America’s past and present wars

                       

When:
Thursday, November 1, 2012, 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Where:
Center of the Citrus College Campus
1000 W. Foothill Blvd.
Glendora, CA 91741

Why:
This annual event is held to commemorate Veterans Day and honor the men and women who have served in our nation’s military.

How:
The event is open to the public.  Parking is free.

 
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