Sonoma, CA
November 7-11, 2012




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Sonoma Veterans War Memorial Building
126 First Street West
Sonoma, CA 95476

Donors

Admiral Donation Level ($10,000 & Above)
Event Benefactors
Frank and Arlene Keesling

Commodore Donation Level ($1,000-$9,999)
(Recognized With Full Page in Event Program)
Veterans of Foreign Wars Bear Flag Post 1943
Ladies Auxiliary Bear Flag Post 1943
Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter 78, Santa Rosa, CA

Captain Donation Level ($500-$999)
(Recognized With 1/2 Page Space in Event Program)
Mr. & Mrs. Daniel Parker
Mr. Robert Piazza, owner Price Pump
Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 223 Santa Rosa
American Legion Jack London Post 489
Mr. Jeffrey Walter

Commander Donation Level ($250-$499)
(Recognized With 1/4 Size Space in Event Program)
Mr. & Mrs. Ben Pedranzini
Broadway Market, Sonoma
Mr. Scott Watanabe
VFW Post 3919, Sebastopol
VFW Post 3237, Rohnert Park
Clover Stornetta Farms, Inc.

Lieutenant Donation Level ($100-$249)
Mr. Andrew Giroux
Mr. David Whitely
Dennis and Laurell Meredith
James L. Parks
VFW Dixon Post 8151
Robert "Bob" Parker
Sonoma Vintage Enterprises, LLC
Sonoma Bank (a part of Sterling Savings Bank)
Petaluma American Legion Post #28


Ensign Donation Level ($10- $99)
Thomas Ferrando
Harry Hanratty
Robert & Pamela Clair
John Byrne
John Marconi


In Kind Donations
Parson's Lumber and Hardware, Sonoma
Sonoma Raceway
Your Other Office, Rohnert Park

In The News
Schedule of Events

Wednesday November 7, 2012

Escort from Infineon Raceway to Sonoma Vets Building 3:00PM
Reception for AVTT staff and final COFT committee meeting 6:00PM

Thursday November 8, 2012

Education Day for Students

Opening Ceremony 1:00PM
Military Flyover...Pentagon request submitted for three F/A 18s
Posting of the Colors...Joint Services Color Guard
Pledge of Allegiance
National Anthem...local soloist
Invocation...Father John Crews, USNR (Ret.)
Introductions
Proclamation...Sonoma mayor the Honorable Joanne Sanders
1st Speaker...invited not confirmed
2nd Speaker...invited not confirmed
Placement of the POW/MIA wreath
Benediction
Taps
All day static displays include: Huey helicopter, Mare Island PBR, Military vehicles
25th Infantry Division Huey helicopter rides 3:00PM – 5:00PM

Friday November 9, 2012

Law Enforcement & Firefighters Day
Education Day for Students

25th Infantry Division Huey helicopter rides 10:00AM – Noon
LE/FF Ceremony 1:00PM
Posting of the Colors: Joint Law Enforcement/Firefighter Color Guard
Pledge of Allegiance
National Anthem
Invocation...
Guest Speakers: Chief Sheldon Gilbert, Alameda County Fire Chief
Gordon Perlow, F. B. I. Special Agent, Ret.; Vietnam, USMC
Placement of wreaths at LE/FF and 9/11 Tributes Officer Rocky Seffens & Captain Matt Garner, Captain Terry Leen, retired
Benediction...David R. Powell, Senior Chaplain Sonoma County Law Enforcement Chaplaincy...invited.
Taps...The Pipes and Drums of the California Professional Firefighters
All day static displays include: Huey helicopter, Mare Island PBR, Military vehicles, Sonoma County Mobile Command Center, SWAT LAV, firefighting equipment.
Friday Afternoon
Music...Regional High School bands
25th Infantry Division Huey helicopter rides 3:00PM – 5:00PM

Saturday November 10, 2011

Veterans Day Celebration Day #1

25th Infantry Division Huey helicopter rides 10:00AM – Noon
Veterans Day Celebration Opening Noon
Pledge of Allegiance
National Anthem
Invited: Special entertainment
Special Guest:
Guest Speaker: Major General David Baldwin, Adjutant General, California National Guard
All day static displays include: Huey helicopter, Mare Island PBR, Military vehicles

Saturday Afternoon
Music
Sonoma Home Town Band
Troop 12 SF Boy Scout Drum and Bugle Corp
25th Infantry Division Huey helicopter rides 2:00PM–5:00PM

Candlelight Ceremony 6:00PM
Invocation...Bryan Aubin, VFW Post 1943 Chaplain
Poetry
Guest Speaker: Bob Whitworth, Author of Through My Eyes: A Story of Hope...confirmed
Benediction
Placing candles at the Wall

Sunday November 11, 2012

Veterans Day Celebration Day #2

Veterans Day Ceremony 11:00AM
Flyover...Schelleville Aerodrome
Pledge of Allegiance
National Anthem
Invocation...Bryan Aubin, VFW Post 1943 Chaplain
Honor branches of service
Guest Speaker: ...invited not confirmed
Guest Speaker:...invited not confirmed
Benediction

General Public Visitation of Tributes Noon

Closing Ceremony 4:00PM
Recognition of staff
Retire the Colors
COFT concludes.

Veteran Job Fair


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