• Honor Women Veterans Los Angeles 11.23.2013

    Honor Women Veterans Los Angeles 11.23.2013

    Women Veterans Day Celebration Join us for a day to honor the service and sacrifices Women Veterans and their Families have made to defend and protect our country.Have a fun filled day with food, games, speakers, entertainment and community booths. Saturday, November 23, 2013 Noon to 4PM International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 11, Electrical Training Institute 6023 South Garfield Avenue  City of Commerce, CA 90040 For more info & RSVP visit:  www.HonorWomenVets.eventbrite.com     Program Includes: Colonel Kimberly Colloton, […]

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