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2012 Veterans Organization Photos

– Dedication of Castro Valley Veterans Memorial –
It was a beautiful day. We had about 2,000 attend. Michael L. Emerson, who designed and was the build mgr. of the Memorial, gave on of the speeches. Castro Valley Community Park Castro Valley, CA Veterans Day, Sunday, 11 November 2012
– Castro Valley Veterans Memorial Dinner –
The Dedication dinner at the Moose Lodge. We had 300+ vets, family and citizens attend. Michael L. Emerson, the Memorial’s Designer and Project Build Mgr. gave out thank you certificates during his speech. Castro Valley, California Saturday, 10 November 2012
– Chapel of Chimes Veteran’s Day Ceremony –
Veterans, Family and Friends at Chapel of the Chimes during their Veteran’s Day Remembrance. Hayward, CA 09 November 2012
– CVVM Street Billboards –
The company Clearchannel Outdoor donated the CVVM Billboards. Both designed by Michael L. Emerson. 1st billboard is on Castro Valley Blvd and Stanton Ave. 2nd billboard is on Lake Chabot Rd. and Castro Valley Blvd. Castro Valley, CA 04 October 2012
– 2012 Wheelchair Regatta –
Veteran Michael L. Emerson volunteering at the Wheelchair Regatta event for handicap & older veterans. Michael also with Oakland Raider-ettes. Alameda, CA 29 September 2012
– 2012 Eastbay StandDown –
Veterans from the VFW and American Legion and other groups volunteering to help homeless and in need veterans from the SF Bay Area. #1-Michael & the tent that was donated by the VFW Castro Valley, CA #2-Michael & the tent that was donated by the American Legion Castro Valley, CA Pleasanton Fair Grounds, California 13-16 September 2012
– 2012 Veteran’s Fair –
Veterans, businesses, politicians and government agencies getting out veteran info and helping veterans. Hayward Veterans Building. Hayward, CA 18 August 2012
– 2012 VFW National Convention –
Veterans of Foreign Wars National Convention in Reno, Nevada 21-25 July 2012
– VFW Post 9601 Members –
Veterans Comrades at our monthly Post meeting of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Castro Valley, CA 12 June 2012
– 2012 Memorial Day Ceremony –
VFW honor Guard presenting colors. Veteran Michael L. Emerson giving a speech. Pearl Harbor Veteran Mickey Ganitch giving a speech at Lone Tree Cemetery. Hayward, CA 28 May 2012
– CVVM Ground Breaking Ceremony –
The VFW is sponsoring the building of the Castro Valley Veterans Memorial. Michael L. Emerson was the MC for the Ceremony and is the Designer and Build Mgr of the Memorial. Castro Valley Community Park. Castro Valley, CA 03 March 2012
– CSUEB Homecoming Parade –
VFW & American Legion Riders with fellow veterans from the Student Veterans Organization (SVO) who are students at California State University East Bay. The Home Coming Parade. Hayward, CA 10 February 2012