The City of La Quinta is now accepting nominations for its annual Veteran’s Day Recognition Ceremony. La Quinta proudly acknowledges and honors its distinguished Veteran residents from all branches of serve in a ceremony open to the public. The tribute includes certificates from honorees, along with each Veteran’s name placed on the Veteran’s Acknowledgement Sculpture in the La Quinta Civic Center Campus Park.

The award ceremony will be held at the City Hall Courtyard on Veterans Day, November 11, 2016 at 9 a.m. with a fly over from the Palm Springs Air Museum, local singers, the La Quinta High School Band and recognition from dignitaries.

“Our Veteran’s Day Recognition Ceremony is a special event in La Quinta. It’s an opportunity for the City Council and our citizens to recognize and thank those who are serving/have served our country. We can celebrate our freedom together. I’m grateful for the honor to personally thank them for their service.” Says Mayor Linda Evans

The City is accepting nominations until 5 p.m. on Friday, September 16, 2016. Qualified candidates must have served our country in Active Duty, must submit a copy of their honorable discharge paperwork and meet the Residency Requirements. For more information on nominating a Veteran and the requirements please visit

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