WeHo City to Honor Women Veterans for Veterans Day 2021

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The City of West Hollywood will honor veterans and active members of the United States Armed Forces during a virtual presentation of its annual Veterans Day 2021 ceremony on Thursday, November 11, 2021 at 11 a.m. The ceremony will take place exclusively online on the City of West Hollywood’s WeHoTV YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/wehotv.

“This year’s City of West Hollywood Veterans Day commemoration theme is honoring women veterans and we are honored to have a keynote speaker from the Foundation for Women Warriors join us,” said City of West Hollywood Mayor Lauren Meister. “I want to personally thank all of the veterans and their families for their service and sacrifice. We appreciate all of our service members for what they’ve done for our country so that we, and future generations, can enjoy our freedoms. I hope this Veterans Day brings love, hope, and peace.”

Community members are invited to join City officials and City staff members online in honoring our local veterans. Representatives from local veterans’ organizations will be in attendance, and Jodie Grenier, CEO of the Foundation for Women Warriors will speak as part of the event.

During the program, which this year will feature the theme Salute to Women Veterans, members of the West Hollywood City Council will recognize those who have served in the United States Armed Forces. The event will feature the Pledge of Allegiance, a bugler playing Taps, and a moment of silence followed by The Star-Spangled Banner, the national anthem of the United States.

The Sal Guarriello Veterans’ Memorial, located on the corner of Santa Monica Boulevard and Holloway Drive, will be decorated with wreaths and American flags. The City welcomes community members to visit the Memorial to pay their respects.

In observance of Veterans Day 2021, Thursday, November 11, 2021, the City Hall Automated Parking Garage will be closed.

The following parking regulations WILL NOT be enforced Thursday, November 11:

  • Parking meters and associated time limits
  • Peak hour towing restrictions
  • Street sweeping

Permit Parking and all other parking regulations WILL be enforced. As always, visitor permits may be obtained at the Kings Road Parking Structure.

All Parking regulations will return to normal Friday, November 12.

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Paulo Murillo is Editor in Chief and Publisher of WEHO TIMES. He brings over 20 years of experience as a columnist, reporter, and photo journalist. Murillo began his professional writing career as the author of “Love Ya, Mean It,” an irreverent and sometimes controversial West Hollywood lifestyle column for FAB! newspaper. His work has appeared in numerous print and online publications, which include the “Hot Topic” column in Frontiers magazine, where he covered breaking news and local events in West Hollywood. He can be reached at editor@wehotimes.com
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