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Participants Sought for Victorville Veterans Day Celebration

Community Invited to Identify Veterans to be Recognized During Ceremony

Post Date:09/03/2021 11:10 AM
News Release

PARTICIPANTS SOUGHT FOR VICTORVILLE VETERANS DAY CELEBRATION

Community Invited to Identify Veterans to be Recognized During Ceremony

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 3, 2021

VICTORVILLE, Calif. – The City of Victorville will host its 25th Annual Veterans Day Parade & Ceremony on Nov. 11, and the community is invited to participate. The City is seeking parade entries and information about local Veterans to be honored during the ceremony. The Veteran Information Form and Parade Application are now available on the City’s website at VictorvilleCA.gov/VeteransDay. The submission deadline is Oct. 22.

“In Victorville, we have a long tradition of bringing our community together to honor our military Veterans for their selfless service and personal courage,” said Victorville Mayor Debra Jones. “This November marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of our Veterans Day Celebration. With our community’s help, we hope to make this year’s event the best one yet. Come out and march in our parade, tell us about a Veteran you know, and show your gratitude.”

During the Ceremony, the City will once again salute local military Veterans from Victorville. Community members are invited to submit information about Veterans they know and love for this tribute, which is for current and past military Veterans with any length of service that is active duty; reserve component; or National Guard with any U.S. military branch. The Veteran Information Form is available on the City’s website at VictorvilleCA.gov/VeteransDay.

Victorville’s Veterans Day Celebration is planned for Nov. 11 at the corner of 7th Street & Forrest Avenue in Old Town Victorville. The event will begin with the annual Freedom Mile Run at 8:45 a.m. The Veterans Day Parade will begin at the corner of 7th Street and Tracy Street at 9 a.m. and proceed to the corner of 7th Street and Forrest Avenue where the ceremony will take place immediately following the conclusion of the parade.

Victorville’s 25th Annual Veterans Day Celebration is made possible with the help of generous sponsors including IEHP, Southern California Logistics Airport, and Green de Bortnowsky, LLP.

Questions can be directed to Public Information Officer, Sue Jones by phone at (760) 955-5028 or by email at VictorvilleVeteran@Victorvilleca.gov.

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 Veterans Day 2021 Flyer

Contact: Sue Jones, Public Information Officer

 

 

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