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November 3, 2009
CONTACT:Michelle Dawson
Assistant to the City Manager
Media and Communications Division

Moreno Valley Plans Special Sunset Ceremony for Veterans Day

The City of Moreno Valley will be holding a special sunset Veterans Day ceremony on Wednesday, November 11 at 4:30 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial. The Memorial is located on Memorial Circle at the Moreno Valley Civic Center. The ceremony will include remarks from Mayor Richard A. Stewart, Mayor Pro Tem Bonnie Flickinger, and Council Members Robin Hastings and Jesse Molina. In honor of all who have served and are continuing to serve our country, Mayor Stewart will lay a wreath at the Memorial with the assistance of members of the Knights of Columbus, A.F. Chelbana Assembly.

Dedicated on Flag Day, June 14, 2007, the granite walls of the City’s Veterans Memorial include the engraved names of six Moreno Valley soldiers killed in action. Pavers surrounding the monument include the names of both current and veteran military personnel. At this year’s ceremony five new pavers will be on display at the Memorial. For additional information regarding the Memorial or to purchase a paver in honor of a member of the armed services, please contact the Moreno Valley Parks and Community Services Department at 413.3701.

For further more information about the Veterans Day Ceremony, call 413.3053.

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