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Veterans day in Petaluma 11 Nov 2014, Tuesday. Meet and Greet.

Event Details

Veterans day in Petaluma 11 Nov 2014, Tuesday. Meet and Greet.

Time: November 11, 2014 from 1pm to 5pm
Location: Petaluma Ca. Petaluma Mail Center
Street: 40 4th street
City/Town: Petaluma Ca.
Website or Map:…
Phone: 707-528-4728 Baker's phone
Event Type: meet, greet, and, eat, veteran's, day, celebration
Organized By: Baker
Latest Activity: Nov 9, 2014

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Event Description

 meam  is having a MNG at her Petaluma Mail Center. The parade is on with a start time of 1:00pm. Getting there early is good for parking and have time to walk around. There is no cost for the bleachers. The only cost is the food. Meam is going to make it a little more simple. No potluck unless someone wants to bring before lunch snacks and drinks. The cost could be $15.00 but she will let us know. Parking will be in and around her Petaluma Mail center. 

Please send a Navy Picture of your son/daughter to meamShe will make a paddle with the picture that you can proudly hold and wave.  

Here is the link of last years parade.

The Mail Center can only fit about 20 people. More than that we will have to be overflow into her parking lot.

Comment Wall

Comment by Baker on November 9, 2014 at 12:37am

The RSVP for the MNG on Veteran's Day 11 Nov 2014 is now closed. See you there!

Comment by Baker on November 4, 2014 at 7:53pm

For the MNG on Veteran's Day in Petaluma, we will close the RSVP on 8 Nov 2014 so meam can then plan the food and drinks. She will have an estimate per person cost after that.

Have a great Veterans Day 11 Nov 2014!

Our Blue Candle is on for all our Sailors, family and friends.

Comment by Baker on November 3, 2014 at 1:21am

Thanks Wendy. We would love to have your Sailor and daughter drop in if they are at the parade. I plan to make Strombolini and there will be enough to feed people who drop in.

If people do plan to attend the MNG, meam wants to know so she can plan the food. The costs per Navy for Mom's member would be about $15. That is for the stands and the food. She will let me know the final costs after she orders the food. 

Comment by Wendy4Cody on November 2, 2014 at 11:40pm
There is a very small chance my sailor and my daughter will be at the parade. If they make it, I will see if they can find your group!
Comment by Baker on November 2, 2014 at 6:15pm

Hi Wendy we miss you already! See you at the next one.

Comment by Wendy4Cody on November 2, 2014 at 5:42pm
I can't make it! I wish we had the day off.
Comment by Baker on November 2, 2014 at 12:00pm

Thanks Bea. I reset the event open to the public. 

Comment by BunkerQB on November 2, 2014 at 11:48am

Won't be attending this year. Still reorganizing. Hope everyone has a good time.

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