Military veterans will be honored for their service on Thursday, November 11, at the City of Menifee’s annual Veterans Day Celebration, which will feature a flyover, guest speakers, art contest displays, and activities for all ages.
The free event starts at 10 a.m. at the Menifee Veterans Memorial at Wheatfield Park, 30627 Menifee Road.
New to this year’s ceremony is the Veterans Day art and essay contest for elementary through high school students, with the theme “Honoring All Who Served.” Students may submit their artwork or essays online at www.cityofmenifee.us/specialevents by 5 p.m. on November 5. Prizes will be awarded and winners in each category – one-dimensional art, three-dimensional art and written word – will be showcased during the event.
Guest speakers and special presentations at the event will recognize those with military service. Members of the community are encouraged to submit the names of veterans who served our great nation so they can be acknowledged during the ceremony; please email their name, title and service dates to the Community Services Department at firstname.lastname@example.org to be included.
For more information about the Veterans Day Ceremony or to get involved in future special events, please visit www.cityofmenifee.us/specialevents, or contact the Community Services Department at email@example.com or (951) 723-3880.
ABOUT MENIFEE: Situated in the heart of southern Riverside County along Interstate 215, Menifee is a vibrant, new city of more than 100,000 residents who enjoy a pleasant year-round climate, abundant recreational offerings, reasonably priced housing, and convenient proximity to some of Southern California’s premiere attractions and employment centers.
Within its 50 square miles, Menifee’s business, retail, and entertainment outlets are starting to shape the community’s character and this growing economic base is also contributing favorably to the city’s strong financial position. Menifee’s growing family-oriented population values the city’s ongoing commitment to public safety, community events, and smart growth for the future. All of these elements are working together to support the city’s strategic vision to make Menifee one of the state’s most promising new cities.
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