Veterans Day ceremony at Veterans Home of California, Ventura
This ceremony, open to the public, will honor and remember Veterans

Ventura – A moving Veterans Day Ceremony will be held on Friday, November 11, 2011 at the Veterans Home of California in Ventura from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at 10900 Telephone Road, Ventura, 93004 (at Wells Road).

Guest speakers will include Assemblymember Das Williams, 35th District; Deanna M. Robison, United States Navy Chief Equipment Operator, Port Hueneme; and Jannette Juaregui, author, reporter and military historian. Serving as Master of Ceremonies will be Gerald Olivas, Commander, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2043, Santa Paula.

Also on the day’s program will be Ventura Veterans Home Administrator Brenda Manke; soloist Marlene Ford; bagpipers from the Pacific Highlanders Pipe Band; a rifle squad and the Korean War Veterans Color Guard; Santa Paula Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2043; a patriotic display; a musical performance by “A Little Bit O’ Country” band; and a moving rendition of TAPS by Korean War Veteran Rudy Arellano.

The California Department of Veterans Affairs encourages everyone to come out to the Veterans Home of California in Ventura on November 11, 2011 at 2 p.m. to honor and remember Veterans who so proudly and bravely served their Country.

The Veterans Home of California—Ventura is a 60-bed assisted living Home for Veterans. Veterans who are age 55 or older, or younger if disabled, can apply to this level of care with of their need for supervision with such activities as bathing, dining and/or taking their own medications. These residents are also offered assistance with transportation to medical appointments and community activities.

For more information on the Veterans Home of California—Ventura, or the Veterans Day Ceremony, please call the Ventura Veterans Home at (805) 659-7500.