Solana Beach to mark Veterans Day with ceremony

The city of Solana Beach and Solana Beach Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 5431 will jointly host a free Veterans Day ceremony from 11 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Nov. 11 at the La Colonia Community Center, 715 Valley Ave. A “Feathers from Heaven” doves release will occur, Camp Pendleton Young Marines will be the honor guard, and the Santa Fe Christian School Band will perform patriotic songs. Also participating in the ceremony will be city dignitaries and Randy Treadway, commander for VFW Post 5431. Special guest speaker County Supervisor Dave Roberts will address the community. The event will conclude with a ceremonial groundbreaking for the new “Veterans Honor Courtyard” venue at the park. Light refreshments will be served. Docents from the Civic and Historical Society will be on hand to conduct tours of the Historical Museum. For information, call 858-720-2453.

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