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Welcome home veterans in Orinda

By scarney
Tuesday, July 31st, 2012 at 4:33 pm in Orinda.

The group, Returning Veterans of America (RVA), has organized a two-part “Welcome Home” event for recently returning veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan.

The events will take place on Saturday, Aug. 11, and Saturday, Aug. 25, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., at the Orinda Library Auditorium, 26 Orinda Way.

Veterans will be welcomed home with an all-day transitional social event, which will also feature lunch, compliments of Whole Foods Market in Lafayette.

Representatives from several organizations will be on hand to meet with the veterans and their families, including the Department of Veterans Affairs, Contra Costa County, Veterans Support Organization and RVA.

For more information about the event, contact RVA at or call their offices at 415-852-1642.

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