11780 San Pablo Ave., El Cerrito CA 94530 510-231-8686 
eUpdate - November 5, 2019

Veterans Day is November 11!
Many 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. 

Here are the details for some of the events planned in West County:

Saturday, November 9

What: City of San Pablo Veterans Day
When: 10 am to noon
Where: San Pablo City Hall, 13831 San Pablo Avenue 
More info: Click here 

Monday, November 11 

What: Pinole Historical Society/City of Pinole Veterans Day Memorial;
traditional flag retirement ceremony, singing, school groups.
When: 11 am to noon. (Noon luncheon for veterans at the Pinole Senior Center, for details call 510-784-9802.)
Where: Fernandez Park, Pinole
More info: Click here

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 am
Where: Sunset View Cemetery, 101 Colusa Avenue, El Cerrito.
For more: 510.237-0374

Tuesday, November 12 

What: Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors Veterans Day Celebration
When: 11 am to 1 pm
Where: Board Chambers, 651 Pine Street, Martinez
More info: Speakers, film and honoring veterans

Wednesday, November 13

What: Operation Documentation -- County Clerk-Recorder-Elections Office
When: 8 am to noon
Where: Contra Costa Clerk Recorder Elections Office, 555 Escobar Street, Martinez
More info: Operation documentation is an effort to encourage Veterans to take their DD-214 (essentially, proof of service) to the Clerk Recorders office to keep and establish a permanent record and take advantage of all available benefits. Call 925.313.1481
John Gioia
Supervisor, District One 
Contra Costa County 
11780 San Pablo Avenue, Suite D 
El Cerrito, CA  94530 
510-231-8686 Phone