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Local Partnership Will Expand Long Beach Rosie the Riveter Foundation Memorial Wall

honoring-fallen-rosie-tr Upon learning that the City Parks and Recreation Commission has approved allowing the non-profit group — Honoring Our Fallen — to utilize a portion of the memorial wall in the northwest section of the Long Beach Rosie the Riveter Park and Interpretive Center, the following statement was issued by Gerrie Schipske, President of the Long Beach Rosie the Riveter Foundation and Laura Herzog, Founder of Honoring Our Fallen:

Third Annual We Can Do It! Awards Will Honor Elinor Otto, The Oldest Living, Working Rosie the Riveter

High Tide Quartet High Tide Quartet Ninety-three year old Elinor Otto, who is still working as a Spar Mechanic at Boeing, is the oldest living and still working Rosie the Riveter. Otto will be honored along with 12 other women leaders at The Third Annual We Can Do It!

Hometown Hero Sergeant Thomas R MacPherson to Be Honored at Wreaths Across America Ceremony

Hero Mission Army Ranger Sgt. Thomas R. MacPherson – Photo from U.S. Army Special Operations Command The annual Wreaths Across America ceremony at Rosie the Riveter Park and Interpretive Center at 9:00 a.m. Saturday, December 15th, will include a tribute to Sergeant Thomas R MacPherson who was recently killed in Afghanistan with the commemoration of a Hometown Hero banner in his honor.

11 Local Women Leaders Honored at Second Annual We Can Do It! Awards

Second Annual We Can Do It! Awards Recipients Second Annual We Can Do It! Awards Recipients The Second Annual We Can Do It! Awards luncheon on October 18th, hosted an overflow crowd of community leaders and organizations who gathered to honor 11 outstanding women leaders and the Blue Collar Women organization.

The Long Beach Rosie the Riveter Foundation to Honor Eleven Local Women

Second Annual We Can Do It! Awards The Long Beach Rosie the Riveter Foundation will honor eleven local women for their leadership and professional accomplishments at the Second Annual We Can Do It! Awards luncheon, sponsored by The Long Beach Rosie the Riveter Foundation, on Thursday, October 18th.

Enjoy Classic World War II Movies Throughout the Year At the El Dorado Senior Center

WWII movies @ El Dorado Photo by Carbon Arc On Friday, June 15th at 1:00 pm, Long Beach residents are invited to step back into the 1940s with the classic World War II motion picture, From Here To Eternity. “From Here To Eternity” is the second of seven films for this year’s “Home Front Theater” movie series at the El Dorado Senior Center, located at 2800 Studebaker Road, Long Beach.

Hometown Heroes Banners Program Honors Long Beach Veterans

LB Branch NAACP to Host a Special Tribute For Veterans In an effort to have Long Beach remember those who serve our country in the military, the Long Beach Rosie the Riveter Foundation and the City of Long Beach are launching the Long Beach Hometown Heroes Banners project on Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 9am.

Long Beach Rosie the Riveter Foundation Announces Recipients For Inaugural “We Can Do It” Awards

rosie-riveter-foundation The Board of Directors of the Long Beach Rosie the Riveter Foundation today announced that eleven special women will be honored at the Foundation’s first “We Can Do It” awards.

Councilwoman Schipske Invites Community to Celebrate Enhancements to Long Beach Rosie the Riveter Park and Interpretive Center

rosie-the-riveter Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske Long Beach City Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske invites the community to attend an opening ceremony celebrating the completion of numerous enhancements to the Long Beach Rosie the Riveter Park and Interpretive Center, which honors the thousands of women who worked at the Douglas Aircraft plant during World War II.

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