VETERANS DAY 2016 CLOSURES; PUBLIC
INVITED TO SPECIAL CEREMONY NOV. 11, 2016
Calif.—The community, especially all current and former members of the U.S.
military and their families and all first responders, are invited to join other
local veterans, city officials and community leaders for a special, free
Veterans Day ceremony on the steps of City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Ave., beginning
at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11, 2016, and concluding with a special fly-over by
the “Condor Squadron” World War II T-6 planes in formation at 11:11 a.m.
note that on Friday, Nov. 11, Pasadena City Hall government offices and many
City services will be closed in observance of Veterans Day, a day of honor
recognizing the sacrifices made by the U.S. military’s men and women and their
families in service to our country and protection of our freedoms.
Ceremony participants include
representatives from the City, Pasadena City College, Pasadena Senior Center,
Pasadena Navy League, Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 446, the Tuskegee
Airmen, and the American Legion Pasadena Post #13 who will join together in
honor all veterans of the US Armed Forces, locally and across the nation.
Special Guest Speaker is Brig. Gen. Paul
Lebidine, Commanding General, 4th Marine Division, USMC. Other participants expected include Pasadena Mayor
Terry Tornek and other councilmembers, local veterans, Pasadena City College veteran
students, the Blair High School Army JROTC, members of the Pasadena Police
& Fire Departments and the 2nd Battalion, 23rd Division,
USMC, based in Pasadena.
Free refreshments will be provided
at the event’s conclusion sponsored by Farmer John and the International
Association of Fire Fighters Local 809.
Military vehicles courtesy of the 2nd Battalion will be on
Specific City closures or exceptions
are noted below:
residents and businesses with any power emergencies should call Pasadena’s
Water and Power (PWP) Department at (626) 744-4673 and for water-related
emergencies call (626) 744-4138. PWP’s Customer Service Call Center will be closed
for the holiday, but customers can access their accounts and make payments by
phone at (626) 744-4005 or online at www.PWPweb.com.
Citizens Service Center will be available to answer your calls on Nov. 11 from
8 a.m. to 2 p.m. only. Regular hours
will resume Nov. 12.
with City trash and recycling service will be on their regular pickup schedule
for Nov. 11, but no pickups for bulky items will be scheduled that day.
Pasadena Public Library sites and all of the City’s Recreation and Community
Centers will be closed on Veterans Day.
parking meters will be free and parking time limits will not be enforced only
on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, however, violations for parking regulations,
including red curb violations and blocking fire hydrants, will be enforced.
City wishes all to take time to recognize the meaning of Veterans Day and to please