5th Annual “Honoring Those Who Serve” Veterans Day Luncheon

On November 9, 2012, U.S.VETS – Long Beach will hold its Fifth Annual “Honoring Those Who Serve” luncheon. The event will begin at 11:30 at The Hilton and will benefit the programs and services U.S.VETS provides for homeless and at-risk veterans at the Villages at Cabrillo.

The “Honoring Those Who Serve” luncheon continues the tradition of honoring the men and women who are serving in our military and all military veterans who have served to preserve the freedoms we enjoy.

Become A Sponsor

We invite you to join us and become a sponsor of this one-of-a-kind event in Long Beach honoring veterans. As a sponsor your company will ensure that help will be available to veterans in our community who have fallen on hard times. Please see the enclosed “Sponsorship Level List” for the benefits of being a sponsor.

The “Honoring Those Who Serve” luncheon is an opportunity for all of us to join hands to honor America’s veterans and our military for their love of country and their willingness to serve and sacrifice for the preservation of our freedoms.

If you are interested in supporting our luncheon as a sponsor, please contact Greg McCormack at 310-678-4295 or gmccormack@usvetsinc.org.

Sponsorship Levels

Each Sponsorship Level includes seating for 8 guests and 2 seats for veteran or active military personnel.

Four Star Key Sponsors – $5000

  • Special acknowledgement at Luncheon
  • Full page Ad on inside front or back cover of Commemorative Program (8”x 5 ½”)
  • Logo recognition on invitation
  • Name recognition in Press Releases
  • Logo recognition on website
  • Listed as 4 Star “Friends of Veterans”

Three Star Sponsor – $2500

  • Full page Ad in Commemorative booklet (8”x 5 ½”)
  • Logo recognition on invitation
  • Logo recognition on website
  • Listed as 3 Star “Friends of Veterans”

Two Star Sponsor – $1500

  • Half page Ad in Commemorative booklet
  • Name recognition on invite
  • Logo recognition on website
  • Listed as a 2 Star “Friends of Veterans”

One Star Sponsor – $750

  • Listing as a 1 Star “Friends of Veteran” Table Sponsor
  • Name recognition on website

Friends of Veterans is the annual giving club for U.S. VETS. It is comprised of individuals and organizations that make a yearly pledge, thus becoming partners in our efforts to support veterans’ needs.

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Purchase Tickets

Purchase Individual Tickets – $75

Sponsorship Levels

Four Star Sponsors – $5000

Three Star Sponsors – $2500

Two Star Sponsors – $1500

One Star Sponsors – $750

Keynote Speaker: Captain John Michael McGrath, USN (RET)
Vietnam POW

Captain Mike McGrath, graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1962, went on to Naval Aviation flight training, and became a Naval Aviator in November 1963.
He began his first sea duty tour in early 1965 when he joined the “Blue Diamonds” of VA-146. Flying the A-4C “Skyhawk,” he flew 179 combat missions from the decks of USS Ranger and USS Constellation before being downed by enemy gunfire on June 30, 1967 over North Vietnam.
Captain McGrath spent nearly 6 years as a Prisoner of War at the infamous “Hanoi Hilton”. He participated in communication and organization efforts to resist enemy exploitation. His experiences have been chronicled and illustrated in his book, Prisoner of War – Six Years in Hanoi.