Murrieta was declared a Purple Heart City during the Sept. 17 city council meeting, thanking those men and women who are injured while serving their country.
“Declaring the city of Murrieta a Purple Heart City, whereas the citizens of Murrieta had great admiration and utmost gratitude for all the men and women who have selflessly served the country and this community,” Seyarto said, reading from the proclamation.
He thanked the veterans and service members in attendance for “placing themselves in harm’s way for the good of all.”
The city council designated Sept. 17 as the day to recognize citizens who received a Purple Heart in Murrieta.
They also declared a proclamation recognizing Sept. 17-23 as Constitution Week. Representatives of The Daughters of the American Rev