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Tours and Services Offered Memorial Day

Monday is Memorial Day, and the public is  invited to participate in one of three tours of memorial bridges dedicated to Vietnam War and Operation Freedom Veterans. The purpose of the tours is to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice to preserve our American freedoms and liberties. Blue Star Moms member Catherine  Ione-Perkins says the tours will start following a Veterans of Foreign Wars ceremony at Pioneer Park   scheduled for  at  9 am…..that will be followed by a bike tour  of the plaques.
Click here to listen to Catherine Ione-Perkins

The American Legion services at the Vets Hall in Grass Valley  begin at 11:00 am  after which at about 1 0’clock more  walking tours and  bus tours  will begin from the Vets Hall.
Click here to listen to Catherine Ione-Perkins

In all there are 17 plaques around Nevada City and Grass Valley honoring our fallen heroes.  Also in the afternoon from 2 to 4, Welcome Home Vets is hosting an open house reception to give information about the programs they offer to veterans and their families.  Welcome Home Vets is located in the Lola Montez House at 248 Mill Street.

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