(May is Veterans Appreciation Month)…The County Board of Supervisors approved the proclamation Tuesday.

The Imperial Valley Veterans Employment Committee had requested the action. The Committee gathers local employees, organized labor, veteran’s organizations and government leaders to promote the employment of military veterans and to ensure they receive the services to which they are entitled. With the Proclamation approved, the IVVEC announced they would host their annual veterans luncheon event Wednesday at the Veteran’s Hall in Imperial, beginning at 11:30 in the morning. All Military veterans are invited to attend.