PRESS RELEASE, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 28, 2011
Contact: Cheryl Eberly, Senior Librarian, Main Public Library, (714) 647-5288, CEberly@santa-ana.org
Proud Tradition of Santa Ana Residents Defending Liberty
SANTA ANA, CA – To heighten the spirit of independence of this nation, the Central Library in Santa Ana is offering a historical presentation of the residents of Santa Ana who have served in the armed forces in the Civil War to the Vietnam War. History teaches us that freedom and democracy is not something that comes easy. The presentation, free and open to the public, will show brave Santa Ana residents who took part in the different wars to defend our liberty.
The program, Defenders of Liberty: Honoring the Sacrifices of Santa Ana’s Veterans begins at 7 p.m. on Friday, July 1. The presentation will begin with an introduction by Private First Class Vincent Fenno-Bustos, an Afghan Veteran. Private Fenno-Bustos stated, “It is an honor to be part of this gathering, this presentation, and to be part of a long tradition of Santa Ana service members. I am also proud to be a former Santa Ana Teen Club member.“ Private Fenno-Bustos stated, “It is an honor to be part of this gathering, this presentation, and to be part of a long tradition of Santa Ana service members. I am also proud to be a former Santa Ana Teen Club member.“
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The Santa Ana Main Public Library is located on the southwest corner of Civic Center Drive and Ross Street (Building #26 in the Civic Center Plaza). Parking will be validated.