11780 San Pablo Ave., El Cerrito CA 94530 510-231-8686 
eUpdate - November 3, 2017

Veterans Day is November 11!
Lots of ways to honor our veterans in West County. 
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 in West County, as well as our special annual ceremony at the Board of Supervisor's meeting November 7. 

I'll be at all of these, and look forward to seeing you there! 

Details below:

Tuesday, November 7

What: Board of Supervisors ceremony; Color Guard Pass & Review. 
When: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, November 7
Where: Board of Supervisors Chamber, 651 Pine Street, Martinez
For more: 925-313-1481

Friday, November 10  

What: Richmond--Salute to Veterans; resources, narratives, historical exhibit, lunch
When: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Craneway Pavilion, Ford Building, 1414 Harbour Way South, Richmond   
For more and to RSVP: celebrateveteransday@gmail.com

Saturday, November 11 

What: Pinole Historical Society/City of Pinole Veterans Day Memorial;
traditional flag retirement ceremony, singing, school groups.
When: 11 a.m. to noon. (Noon luncheon for veterans at the Pinole Senior Center, for details call 510-784-9802.)
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.
Where: Sunset View Cemetery, 101 Colusa Avenue, El Cerrito.
For more: 237-0374

What: San Pablo Veterans Day ceremony; light refreshments  
When: 10 a.m. to noon 
Where: San Pablo City Hall, 13831 San Pablo Avenue, San Pablo 
For more:  510-215-3080


John Gioia
Supervisor, District One 
Contra Costa County 
11780 San Pablo Avenue, Suite D 
El Cerrito, CA  94530 
510-231-8686 Phone