Menifee observes Veterans Day with drive-thru celebration

Jessica McMillen of Menifee Community Services gives a goodie bag to a veteran at a drive-thru Veterans Day parade at Kay Ceniceros Senior Center, Tuesday, Nov. 10.
Menifee Community Services organized a drive-thru celebration for veterans at the Kay Ceniceros Senior Center Tuesday, Nov. 10. Veterans were encouraged to drive their vehicles around the senior center parking lot, which was decorated with red, white and blue balloons. Jessica McMillen, a representative of Menifee Community Services, welcomed and presented service members of all ages with a small gift bag containing a small American flag, a magnet and a small pin. Keeping COVID-19 restrictions in mind, McMillen placed the gift bags on an empty seat in the vehicle before thanking the veterans for their service. Chelsea Bollinger, event organizer and coordinator of Community Services, said that the city of Menifee was looking forward to celebrating their veterans. “We are ex
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