Campus Hosts ‘Honoring Our Veterans’ Event

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: 10-20-2014

Joe Wills
530-898-4143
Sendi Barrett
Alumni and Parent Relations Office
530-898-6472

California State University, Chico will host a special event on campus saluting veterans Friday, Nov. 7, prior to the Veterans Day holiday Tuesday, Nov. 11.

“Honoring Our Veterans” will take place in Colusa Hall, 100A, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Admission is free and the public is encouraged to attend.

All faculty, staff, student, alumni and community member veterans will be honored at the event for their dedicated service to our country. “Honoring Our Veterans” will pay special tribute to student veterans pursuing their education at CSU, Chico.

The event will feature a brief video about veterans, the Notre Dame Catholic School children’s choir, a cake-cutting ceremony, student veteran speakers and refreshments.

Attendees will have an opportunity to send a postcard message to service members who are currently serving overseas from the United State Marine Corps., Combat Logistics Battalion 5, Unit 16170. 

For more information and to RSVP, please visit www.csuchico.edu/veterans2014, or contact the Alumni and Parent Relations Office at 530-898-6472.

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