Long Beach Rosie the Riveter Park

Rosie’s Kids Learn Construction Hands-On With Park Project

Rosie's Kids teaches the construction trade Rosie’s Kids participants will learn how to use tools, develop and read building plans, and work together as a team. Twenty Long Beach Middle School students will have the opportunity to receive a first hand look at careers in the trades while brandishing hammers and working as a team to construct a planter box, a permanent new addition to Rosie the Riveter Park on Saturday, September 14, 2013 from 9:00 am to 1:00pm at Rosie the Riveter Park.

Councilwoman Schipske to Host Ceremony to Commemorate Flag Day

flag-day Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske will host a special Flag Day ceremony at noon on June 14, at the El Dorado Community Center to replace the old United States Flag with a new one flown over the U.S. Capitol building, a gift from Congressman Alan Lowenthal.

Heart of Ida Host Tools for Independence; Helping Seniors Stay Healthy and Safe

Rosie the Riveter Park May is Older Adults Month, a perfect time to get ready to be ‘older’! Assess your readiness to stay healthy and independent at Heart of Ida’s Tools for Independence event on June 3, 2013 am at Rosie the Riveter Park in Long Beach.

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.

Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske Offers Guide On Ways to Celebrate the Sacrifice of Long Beach Veterans

long-beach-veterans-brochure-sq Looking for a special way to honor the sacrifice of our Long Beach veterans? Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske created a brochure that lists places to go, ways to volunteer, events, and activities which honors our local Long Beach Veterans.

July 4th Freedom Fest to Salute and Honor Long Beach’s Military Heroes

4th of July Fifth District Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske and the Long Beach Hometown Heroes Project will host Freedom Fest for the Long Beach community at Rosie the Riveter Park and Interpretive Center on July 4th, located on the corner of Conant Street and Clark Avenue.

“Freedom Fest and Concert” To Honor Long Beach Local Heroes on 4th of July

4th of July Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske and the Long Beach Hometown Heroes Project will honor Long Beach veterans during a special ceremony on the 4th of July in conjunction with the “Freedom Fest and Concert” at Rosie the Riveter Park and Interpretive Center.

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.

Long Beach Celebrates V-J Day August 14th With the Spirit of ’45 At El Dorado Community Center

gerrie-schipske-edith-shain Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske and Edith Shain in front of Time Square Kiss Photo You can celebrate like it was the end of World War II all over again, Sunday, August 14, 2011, when Johnny Kleker and the Big Band plays the swinging sounds of those bygone days and you can dance the evening away at El Dorado Community Center.

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