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Whittier Honors Veterans with Annual Celebration at Central Park

In the heart of Whittier, as autumn leaves gently fall, the community gathers to honor the indomitable spirit of our veterans. This time-honored tradition continues this year with the City of Whittier's annual Veterans Day celebration scheduled for Saturday, November 11, 2023, at the verdant grounds of Central Park.

The festivities commence at 10:00 AM and will continue until 11:00 AM, according to the official city press release, although there's a discrepancy in the provided information regarding the end time, as another source mentions the event lasting until 12:00 PM. The venue, Central Park, located at 6532 Friends Ave., will be the epicenter of gratitude, remembrance, and community spirit.

Attendees are encouraged to bring their blankets, lawn chairs, and a picnic to share with family and friends, making it a communal affair of remembrance. The atmosphere will be enlivened by the melodious strains of live music performed by the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department band. Their music is expected to resonate through the park, providing a fitting tribute to the men and women who have served our nation with valor and dedication.

This event is not just a tribute but a reminder of the sacrifice and the undying spirit of our veterans that echo through time, reverberating within the hearts of the Whittier community. It's an invitation to come together, to remember, and to celebrate the ideals of courage and sacrifice that underpin the essence of Veterans Day.

For any inquiries regarding the celebration, the city has provided a contact number: 562-567-9470. This is an opportunity for Whittier residents and neighboring communities to come together in a show of solidarity and appreciation for our veterans, making it a memorable day for all.

Amidst the celebration, let's also take a moment to reflect on the historic lineage of valor, tracing back through countless wars and conflicts, that courses through the veins of our nation, constantly reminding us of the price of freedom.

Rebecca Canales

Founder and CEO

Whittier 360 News Network

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