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HOnORing OuR VETERanS
Cruise, car show and luncheon EDCO service will not be affected by Veterans Day There will be no delay in waste- and recycling-collection services on Veterans Day, Monday, event to benefit nonprofit Nov. 11. As a result, EDCO will be performing regularly scheduled collection services during that week. EDCO’s customer service office, and public disposal site and recycling center in Signal Honoring Our Fallen Hill, will also remain open. This includes Park Waste and Recycling Services and Signal Hill
The nonprofit organization Honoring Our Fallen will host a Waste and Recycling Services. fundraiser entitled Cruise Honoring Our Fallen on Saturday, Nov. 16. The event will feature up to 100 classic cars cruising 26 miles Source: EDCO through Long Beach to raise awareness about the organization that is dedicated to the needs of families who have lost a loved one abroad or at home while serving in the military or as a first responder. The 17th annual Long Beach Veterans Day Parade, the Veterans Classic 1-Mile Run and the Vet“When the opportunity came along to do something for the erans Festival will all take place Saturday, Nov. 9. families of fallen veterans, I had to get involved,” said Rick Ninth District Councilmember Steven Neal’s office, the Long Beach Airport; the Long Beach Lorenzen, CEO for Price Transfer and Automobilia, which is also Department of Parks, Recreation, and Marine; the American Legion; and the Committees on Long the presenting sponsor of the event. Beach Veterans Day Parade and Festival are sponsoring the events. Sports celebrities are scheduled to appear, including a player The Veterans Classic Run will begin at 7:30am, the parade will step off at 10am, and the festival from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, former welterweight will start at 11:30am at Houghton Park, which is at the corner of Atlantic Avenue and Harding Street. boxing champion Armando Muniz and former MMA welterweight The festival will feature food trucks, service organizations for military veterans and families, City champion Mike “The Joker” Guymon. They will ride in some of departments and other vendors. Live music will be provided by the Jordan High Jazz Band & Drumthe cars, along with many local families of our nation’s fallen. line, Elvis Presley impersonator Fernie Ramirez and the Rush Hour Band. Call (562) 570-6137 for The cars will roll through downtown Long Beach, then eastmore information. bound on 2nd Street through Belmont Shore and Naples. Members representing different branches of the military along with the Source: Neal’s office public are expected to line the streets waving American flags as the cars drive by. The Cruise will by I. M. Curious end at the Petroleum You may have a veteran in your On Nov. 11, Veteran’s Day, family. Ask your parents or Club, 3636 Linden thousands of veterans will march grandparents who in your family Ave., where a free in parades in communities across has served in the military during a car show will kick America. These veterans are war. Ask that person questions. Get off at noon. The car people who served in the military facts about his or her life and write show will feature car during a war. a news story! customizer George © 2003 by Vicki Whiting, Editor Dawn Armato-Brehm & Sherry Flak, Graphics Vol. 19 No. 46 riting nding; W Barris and his origir al O L : a n nk guage: A rds Li understa Standa using ne sk questions to gain information and clarify wspap nal Batmobile. 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He identify common¬ geometric objects sion, attendees may and other news asked people to and shapes. go inside the club for organizations. remain silent for grilled food, silenttwo minutes at auction items, an Read the “What Is Veteran’s 11 a.m. as the treaty was open swimming pool signed. People were Day?” story by Kid Scoop and live music. silent as a way to reporter I.M. Curious. Did the reporter At 1:30pm, Honremember the many oring Our Fallen’s give all the facts? Write down each of fallen soldiers. founder Laura Herthe facts on the correct lines below. zog will host a In 1954, President Grades: Golden Boots Awards 1.) Who? ___________________________________________ A – Gave 5-6 Eisenhower signed Luncheon, where she Parades B – Gave 3-4 facts a law changing will present awards 2.) What? ___________________________________________ C – Gave 2 fa facts to Angels Baseball, the name of cts Flying the D Fox Sports West, – Armistice Day G ave 1 3.) 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How? ____________________________________________ Students understand the for $25 at cruisesignificance of national gold star means the holidays and the heroism and Standards Link: Reading Comprehension: Respond to who, what, when, where honoringourfallen.org . achievements of people associated with them. veteran died. and why questions. “I am so excited that Honoring Our Fallen can bring this Draw what should be in the next square. family-friendly event to involve the entire community in giving back to famiRead a newspaper lies whose loved one article. What paid the ultimate questions do you price for our freethink the reporter dom,” Herzog said. asked to get the To get involved information for by sponsoring or the article? List volunteering for the three or more of event, call Herzog at these questions (714) 904-0253. and their answers.
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