11 Month –
11 Day – 11 Hour – 11 Minute
11th at 11:11 A.M.
Big Bear Lake Veterans Park
Big Bear Blvd &
Gold Star Family Marker Dedication
City of Big Bear Lake, California ____ Each November
11th, Americans are given the opportunity to pay tribute to and
thank every United States Veteran in all branches of the military for their
service to our country and the freedoms we enjoy every day. This year, in
conjunction with the annual Veterans Day Ceremony, we will also have the
privilege of recognizing and honoring those who have lost a loved one in
service of our country through the United States Armed Forces with the
unveiling and dedication of a Gold Star Family Marker at the Big Bear Lake
Veterans Day host Jim Lona will introduce: City
of Big Bear Lake Mayor Bill Jahn, Major General W. Mullen III is a guest
speaker; as well as U.S. House of Representatives, Col. Paul Cook.
Through the Armed Forces Banner Program and
participation in special events like the American Veterans Traveling Tribute
Vietnam Memorial Wall, the City of Big Bear Lake has strived to show our
support and dedication to members of the Armed Forces, Veterans and those who
made the ultimate sacrifice for our country.
To add a Gold Star Family Marker to beautiful Big
Bear Lake Veterans Park is truly a privilege. Gold Star Families is a 501(c)(3)
not for profit organization created to provide support to those who have lost a
loved one in service of our country through the United States Armed Forces.
Their code is Honor, Hope, Healing. Memorial Markers for Gold Star Families are
permitted on grounds of National Cemeteries, Veteran Administration Medical
Centers and other appropriate civic locations based on approval by NGC Blue Star
We extend sincere thanks to the Landaker Family
for purchase of the Marker, and the Big Bear Garden Club for it’s sponsorship.
dual Veterans Day and Gold Star Memorial Dedication Ceremony will take place at
Veterans Park Saturday November 11th beginning at 11:00 A.M.
are welcome and invited to attend.