City of Solana Beach hosts Veterans Day public ceremony


The City of Solana Beach and Solana Beach Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 5431 jointly hosted a Veterans Day ceremony Nov. 11 at the La Colonia Community Center in Solana Beach. A “Feathers from Heaven” doves release was held, Camp Pendleton Young Marines were the honor guard, and the Santa Fe Christian Schools Band performed patriotic songs.

Also participating in the ceremony were Solana Beach Mayor David Zito and Randy Treadway, Commander for VFW Post 5431. Special guest speaker, Master Sergeant Joe W. Sturdivant, addressed the community. Docents from the Civic and Historical Society were on hand to conduct tours of the Historical Museum.