This year the traditional veterans day ceremony will be hosted jointly by the cities of Lafayette and Walnut Creek. The celebration will begin at 11 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial Building, 3780 Mt. Diablo Boulevard, in Lafayette.The ceremony will include a musical salute to the Armed Forces by the Walnut Creek Concert Band under the direction of Harvey Benstein.
Mayor Gary Skrel of Walnut Creek and Mayor Don Tatzin of Lafayette will welcome the guests. Allan F.P. Cruz, U.S. Marine Corps (Retired) and president of the Lafayette Veterans Building Board of Directors will be the keynote speakers.
Veterans recently returning from active duty are asked to contact Walnut Creek City Clerk Patrice Olds (925) 943-5819 or the Lafayette City Clerk's office, (925) 299-3210.
November 10, 2009
Joint Veteran's Day celebration for Walnut Creek and Lafayette
Here's a notice from the City of Walnut Creek regarding Wednesday's Veteran's Day celebration: