News ReleaseCity of Irvine
Public Information Office

1 Civic Center Plaza
Irvine, CA 92606


Subject :

Irvine Honors All Who Served
Contact :Public Information Office    949-724-6077

IRVINE, CA (November 5, 2013): Veterans Day is a time to honor America’s veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and commitment to serve and sacrifice for the common good. In honor of our veterans and in support of their families, the City of Irvine is hosting a special ceremony on Monday, November 11 from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the formal garden area at Colonel Bill Barber Marine Corps Memorial Park to pay tribute to our nation’s troops – past and present – and to honor local veterans, veterans groups and military organizations.

The public is invited.

For more information, call 949-724-6606. Bill Barber Park is located at 4 Civic Center Plaza, Irvine. In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will move to the Irvine Civic Center located adjacent to park.

Since its incorporation in 1971, Irvine has become a nationally recognized city, with a population of 250,384, spans 66 square miles and is recognized as one of America’s safest and most successful master-planned urban communities. Top-rated educational institutions, an enterprising business atmosphere, sound environmental stewardship, and respect for diversity all contribute to Irvine’s enviable quality of life. This family-friendly city features more than 16,000 acres of parks, sports fields and dedicated open space and is the home of the Orange County Great Park – the first great metropolitan park of the 21st century.  For more information, please visit