Today: Veterans Day Community Tribute Celebration

Veterans Day2Orange County unions led by the Orange County Employees Association (OCEA), along with veterans and community leaders, are organizing a Veterans Day special event to pay tribute to Veterans and their families. Click here to download an event flier.

4logosEvent Highlights:

  • Opening Ceremonies at 10:30 am  MAIN STAGE
  • Children’s “Next Generation Honors Heroes”includes: Art Tables for families to design holiday card for Veterans at VA Hospital, Bounce Houses, Obstacle Course & Sport Stations
  • Live Music/Entertainment: WWII-era band & dancers (10 – Noon),  Bruce Springsteen and Bob Seger cover bands (Noon - 4pm)
  • Harley Davidson Riders: Veterans and Teamsters Horseman gather 11 am at OC Labor Federation
    (309 N Rampart, Ste A, Orange) and then ride in solidarity for Vets to OC Fair & Event Center entering event at Noon
  • Classic Military Vehicles
  • 82nd Airborne tent displaying historical armament & uniforms
  • Buffalo Soldiers
  • Information booths connecting Veterans to services and jobs.
  • On-Site History Project: The California Teachers Association and Newport Mesa Federation of Teachers are hosting a booth where students will take on-site history from veterans, document their stories and collect photos with the ultimate goal of housing these stories in a future educational, interactive museum dedicated to Orange County’s generations of men and women in service
  • VETERANS, PLEASE BRING YOUR STORIES & COPIES OF PHOTOS
  • “Take a Photo with a Hero” area & FREE Photos for veterans & their families (with photo downloads
  • Make a holiday card for a vet
  • Send a care package
  • FREE hot dogs