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Block party for South LA veterans

Matthew Alford OW Intern | 11/8/2017, 5:11 p.m.

The Department of Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, in conjunction with Victory Outreach Church, will host on Nov. 12 the first annual South Los Angeles Veterans Day Block Party from 1 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the church located at 3100 S. San Pedro St.

Activities will include a formal ceremony and moment of silence honoring veterans, and a job/resource fair catering specifically to South Los Angeles African American and Latino veterans.

Also on tap will be a “kids korner”, live entertainment, an appearance by the Los Angeles Lakers cheerleaders, as well as a member of the Los Angeles Dodgers Alumni. Radio station KDAY-FM will also be present.

The first 400 veterans (with military ID) in attendance will receive a free meal.

For more details, call (323) 378-4240.