Tag: veterans

Veterans Community Center’s Hawaiian Luau Fundraiser

Veterans Community Center is hosting a Hawaiian Luau Fundraiser. A great time of fun, food, music and entertainment! The evening will begin with Social Hour at 5pm, raffle, shop vendors, and tour the Veterans Affair Mobile Resource Center. Buffet Dinner at 6pm followed by live performance dancers at 7pm. General[Read More…]

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Veterans Community Center’s Hawaiian Luau Fundraiser

Veterans Community Center is hosting a Hawaiian Luau Fundraiser. A great time of fun, food, music and entertainment! The evening will begin with Social Hour at 5pm, raffle, shop vendors, and tour the Veterans Affair Mobile Resource Center. Buffet Dinner at 6pm followed by live performance dancers at 7pm. General[Read More…]

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Citrus Heights ‘Stand Down’ event to help homeless veterans

Updated March 26, 12:12 p.m.–
In a collaborative effort to assist homeless and struggling veterans in the Citrus Heights area, the local Homeless Assistance Resource Team (HART) along with American Legion Post 637 will host a daylong “Stand Down” event on March 30.

“Our focus is to bring together and make available as many services as possible,” HART Chairwoman Kathilynn Carpenter said in a news release…

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Sylvan Memorial Day Ceremony: Freedom Isn’t Free

A large crowd of veterans and community members packed under the gazebo at Sylvan Cemetery today in remembrance of the many Americans who lost their lives in combat since the Revolutionary War began in 1775.

“We need to remember why we’re here today,” said Citrus Heights Mayor Mel Turner, who mentioned in his speech that his son recently retired from the military. “It’s not about barbecues, the Budweisers, and those kinds of things — it’s really about honoring and recognizing and acknowledging those folks who have done so many important things to allow us to do the things we do today.”

Beginning with a procession along the cemetery’s “Avenue of Flags,” the event concluded with a memorial service which featured speeches by Citrus Heights council members, veterans, and city Police Chief Christopher Boyd.

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