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City of Anaheim to Honor Veterans at Local Celebration
ANAHEIM, CA - (November 6, 2009) - The City of Anaheim will honor true heroes – America’s veterans – at a special ceremony on the steps of Anaheim City Hall on Tuesday, Nov. 10 from 10 – 11 a.m.  This mid-morning celebration will serve as a tribute to veterans and current military members, and will honor the significance of Veterans Day.  The public and the media are invited to attend the patriotic celebration.

Joining Anaheim City Council members at the event will be keynote speaker Col. David W. Coffman, USMC 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit Commanding Officer.  Color guards from four local high school Junior ROTC programs will present the colors:  Anaheim high schools Magnolia High School, Katella High School and Anaheim High School, as well as Orange High School.  In addition, members of the Magnolia High School band will play patriotic music for everyone to enjoy.

Anaheim City Hall is located at 200 S. Anaheim Blvd., Anaheim 92805.  Public parking is available behind City Hall, off Broadway Ave. 

Veterans Day is celebrated throughout the country on Wednesday, Nov. 11. 

For more information please visit www.anaheim.net.


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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 2,950 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.

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