Town Square

Post a New Topic

Pleasanton Vice-Mayor pays tribute to veterans at Memorial Day service

Original post made on Jun 1, 2011

Pleasanton City Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio paid tribute to the sacrifices and service of veterans at Memorial Day services held Monday outside the Pleasanton Senior Center. (Also see story in adjoining column.)

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, May 31, 2011, 7:54 AM

Comments (1)

Posted by Pam Hardy Alpert, a resident of Ironwood
on Jun 1, 2011 at 10:57 am

Councilmember Cook-Kallio, thank you for eloquently articulating how so many of us feel and yet lack the words that truly express the profound gratitude we have for our veterans, their family, and to those now serving our Country. Memorial Day has never been about a BBQ or picnic to our family. It is a somer reminder of the sacrifices made. We are grateful and hope that someday soon, all wars will end forever.


If you were a member and logged in you could track comments from this story.

Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: *

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Preserving Disorder
By Tom Cushing | 68 comments | 1,936 views

Bi-Polar Disorder
By Roz Rogoff | 25 comments | 1,659 views

The drought drives lawmakers to action
By Tim Hunt | 12 comments | 1,370 views