November 6, 2015     
Veterans Day is Wednesday November 11!
Different ways to honor those who have served.  
I hope you'll join me in honoring the men and women who have served our country in the military on Veterans Day, November 11. Numerous events are planned, including at the Board of Supervisor's meeting November 10.

Details below. 


Tuesday, November 10

What: Board of Supervisors ceremony,
focus on Vietnam Veterans; keynote speaker: author, photographer and Vietnam Veteran Steve Burchik.
When:
11 a.m. to noon, November 10
Where:
Board of Supervisors Chamber, 651 Pine Street, Martinez

Wednesday
, November 11  

What: V eterans Resource Fair, Richmond -- assistance  with healthcare, housing, education. Children's acitivities. For veterans, their families, the community. 
When: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., November 11
Where: 934 Maine Avenue, Richmond
For more:  510-233-9313, 510-593-6006, assistant.veteransnet@gmail.com

What: Pinole Historical Society's Veterans Day Memorial,
with traditional flag retirement ceremony, singing, tributes, school groups.
When: 11 a.m. to noon. (Noon luncheon for veterans at the Pinole Senior Center, for details call 510-784-9802.) November 11
Where: Fernandez Park, Pinole
For more: Call 510-724-9507 or  email the Historical Society, info@pinolehistoricalsociety.org.

What: El Cerrito Veterans Day Flag Placing (on veterans' graves), with youth groups. Refreshments. Flags supplied. Sponsored by the El Cerrito Lions Club. 
When: 8 a.m., November 11 
Where: Sunset View Cemetery, 101 Colusa Avenue, El Cerrito.
For more: 237-0374.


Hope to see you,
John   QR Code
John Gioia
Supervisor, District One 
Contra Costa County 
11780 San Pablo Avenue, Suite D 
El Cerrito, CA  94530 
510-231-8686 Phone (New Phone Number) 
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