Arlington West
Arlington West
Sunday, November 10th marks the tenth anniversary of the Veterans for Peace display called Arlington West, located at the foot of Stearns Wharf. We will have as special guest speakers: Congresswoman Lois Capps, County Supervisor Janet Wolf , COL Ann Wright, Mayor Helene Schneider, Steven Sherrill, Jane Bright, whose son was killed in the Iraq War, former Mayor Marty Blum, and others. We will be lighting 1,000 candles in red cups in front of each of the 1,000 white crosses at sundown (5 PM) . We will begin setting up the display at 7:30 AM . We will be reading the names of the soldiers killed in the Iraq and Afghanistan invasions beginning at 10 AM. Speaker’s program will begin at 4:30 PM . We are asking for the community’s help in the set up and reading of the names throughout the day, as well as the lighting of the candles . We are asking news agencies to help us with a pre-event interview on Friday, November 8th. For further information please contact: Tom Urban at (805) 259-9205 and/or email at urbantj@cox.net