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Guest Commentary by Mayor Marsha McLean
| Thursday, Nov 3, 2011

Greetings!  Here it is already November.  I wanted to give you a look at some of the things we’ve been working on and what’s new and exciting at City Hall.

If you’ve been looking for an opportunity to get involved with the Santa Clarita Marathon, but running isn’t your speed, you are cordially invited to join me and members of the Santa Clarita City Council on Sunday, Nov. 6,  at 7:15 a.m. for the Second Annual Mayor’s Walk.  Hosted as part of our Healthy Santa Clarita program, this 3-mile walk is perfect for families, groups, and teams.  The course follows much of the 5K run course along paseos and City trails and ends at the official Marathon finish line at the mall.  To register for the Mayor’s Walk or for more information about the annual Santa Clarita Marathon events and schedules, visit SCMarathon.org.

Nov.  11 is Veterans’ Day and the City has a very special program that will be held at Veteran’s Historical Plaza in Old Town Newhall (Market Street and Walnut Street).  The program will begin at 11 a.m. with a moment of silence, followed by the changing of the flags which will be done by the Knights of Columbus, Santa Clarita Assembly and representatives from various armed services recruiting offices. Other events are also planned for this important day including dedications and music.  The Santa Clarita Veteran’s Day Ceremony is free and open to everyone.  The City wants to encourage those of all ages to attend as it is important to ensure that our younger generations understand the true meaning of Veterans Day and the enormous sacrifices veterans have made to secure and defend the freedoms of the United States of America.

Finally, I wanted to let you know that the City and College of the Canyons are hosting a free flu shot clinic on Friday, Nov.  4, 2011, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the College’s east physical education building, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road.   The seasonal flu vaccination is recommended for all people 6 months and older.  Accommodation is available for individuals with mobility challenges.  For safety concerns, service dogs only are allowed on campus.  For more information, please call (661) 250-3708.

 

Marsha McLean is mayor of the city of Santa Clarita.

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