PRESS RELEASE / ANNOUNCEMENTS Friday, September 9, 2011

Call for Docents to Assist at The Moving Wall for Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 218

CALL FOR DOCENTS: The Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 218 Santa Barbara - The MOVING WALL exhibition, Sept. 29 - Oct. 3.


WHO: Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 218, Santa Barbara

WHAT: The Moving Wall ~ Docent Training (three opportunities)

WHEN: Tues., Sept. 20 @ 7pm; Sat., Sept. 24 @ 10am; Tues., Sept. 27 @7pm

Sessions last an hour – please arrive at least 10 minutes early to sign up

WHERE: Veterans Building

112 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 Get directions

Cross Streets: Between Chapala St and Bath St

INFO: (805)284-6372 or online:

WHY: The Moving Wall, the original replica of the memorial in Washington,

D.C. honoring those who served and sacrificed in the Vietnam War, will be in Santa Barbara at Chase Palm Park for five days – from noon on Thursday, Sept. 29 through noon on Monday, October 2. Docents are sought to help visitors when they come to visit and reflect upon the memorial. First choice will go to members of the VVA, followed by all Veterans and filled out by the general public. Docents are committing to three-hour shifts, outdoors, with specific guidelines. PLS NOTE: All docents must attend one training session in order to be on the volunteer team.

If you can’t attend, please consider making a donation in honor of the men & women of VVA local chapter 218.

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