Tuesday, April 24, 2012

City Announces First Meeting Of Military Affairs Team

In a press release yesterday afternoon Director of Communication Bill Lobdell announced the first meeting of the City's Military Affairs Team.  The complete text of that press release follows:


First meeting of the City’s Military Affairs Team scheduled for Thursday
COSTA MESA, CALIF.—The public is encouraged to attend the initial meeting of the City of Costa Mesa’s Military Affairs Team at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Police Department’s Emergency Operations Center at 99 Fair Drive.

The team, led by Councilwoman Wendy Leece and Planning Commissioner Jim Fitzpatrick, will focus on three areas:

*Continued support for the the city’s adopted infantry battalion—the 1st Battalion, 5th Marines—and its families through the Care-Pac Program and various community fundraisers.
*Help at-risk Costa Mesa veterans who by working with nonprofits to ensure the veterans who are homeless or on the verge of homelessness receive the best care possible.
*Collaborate with community stakeholders to honor all branches of the military in a variety of ways such as holding welcome home nights, erecting memorial plaques throughout the city and providing assistance with job placement.

For more information, please call management analyst Dan Baker at (714) 754-5156 or e-mail
him here.


Anonymous Themosticles said...

What's next, a Department of War and a march to the Pacific to claim a yacht harbor?

4/24/2012 11:07:00 AM  
Anonymous buttsmooch'n monkey on deck said...

Somehow the FIZZ and Marines don't seem to be a good match. I can imagine what most of them would think if they saw one of his council performances.

4/24/2012 12:35:00 PM  

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