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2011 Women's Military History Week Celebrated

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A celebration to honor the legacy and contributions of women who have served in America’s armed forces will be held on Friday, March 18, 2011 beginning at 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at 658 E. Brier Drive, Ste. 100 Laguna Rm., in San Bernardino. The Employment Development Department (EDD) and State Senator Gloria Negrete McLeod have taken proactive steps to proudly host and announce this celebration during Women’s Military History Week.

This event is supported by Inland Empire Veterans Stand Down and is sponsored by Time Warner Cable; Celebrate with Balloons; 3-D Crystal, Sam & Marina; Chili’s Bar & Grill (San Bernardino); Master Cuts, San Bernardino; The Old Spaghetti Factory, Riverside; Floral Expressions, Hemet; Mimi’s Café, San Bernardino; Rubio’s, Moreno Valley; Phil’s Charbroiled Burgers, San Bernardino; Veteran Employment Committee; Employer Advisory Committee; IAWP Inland Empire Sub- Chapter; Home Depot, Madison Ave, Riverside, etc. This event is by reservation only and space is limited. We encourage all media outlets to attend this proud event.

Guest speakers include: Nancy Ise of ADVET-U.S. Department of Labor, Lisa Roybal, VA Loma Linda Hospital, Kismet Evans & Leroy Huff of Inland Empire Veterans Stand Down, Yesenia Thomas of San Bernardino Vet Center, Rhonda Rhoades of San Bernardino County Department of Veterans, and John Fults of the County of San Bernardino Workforce Development Department.

The event celebrates and honors these brave women who have risked their lives for this country. We are thankful for their efforts in promoting freedom, peace and democracy around the world.

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