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Veterans Day 2016 Closures; Public Invited to Special Ceremony Nov. 11 at City Hall

Veterans Day 2016 Closures; Public Invited to Special Ceremony Nov. 11 at City Hall

 VETERANS DAY 2016 CLOSURES; PUBLIC INVITED TO SPECIAL CEREMONY NOV. 11, 2016 

PASADENA, 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. 

Please 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 display. 

Specific City closures or exceptions are noted below:

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Pasadena 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. 

The 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. 

Residents 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.   

All Pasadena Public Library sites and all of the City’s Recreation and Community Centers will be closed on Veterans Day. 

All 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. 

The City wishes all to take time to recognize the meaning of Veterans Day and to please celebrate responsibly. 

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Citizen Service Center 2016
 


 

 

Posted: 11/3/2016 08:35:00 PM
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