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Veterans Recognized on Skid Row

By Eric Richardson
Published: Thursday, November 11, 2010, at 03:33PM
SRO Veterans Day Luncheon Eric Richardson [Flickr]

Anita Nelson of SRO Housing Corp, Councilwoman Jan Perry, Kathleen Hill of Alston & Bird LLP and Carol McAdoo of Palos Verdes Links, Inc. at the 2010 SRO Housing Corp. Veterans Day Luncheon.

Among the events for veterans today was SRO Housing Corporation's seventh annual Veterans Day Luncheon.

The event, held in the organization's James M. Wood Community Center at 5th and San Julian, attracts between 130 and 140 veterans each year. Already, approximately 90 had arrived and been served by 11:30am.

Councilwoman Jan Perry's office and Downtown law firm Alston & Bird, LLP sponsored this year's event, which featured musicĀ and prize raffles.

Just a few blocks away, ROTC soldiers saluted veterans at the Union Rescue Mission's Veterans Day event, which featured a color guard salute, flag-folding ceremony and a lunch sponsored by the Daily Grill.

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