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Join us as we recognize and appreciate local military veterans and their dedication to our country at our annual Salute to Veterans Luncheon, happening November 9th at the Historic Santa Maria Inn (801 S. Broadway, Santa Maria). Check in for the event begins at 11:30 a.m., and the program will begin at 12 noon.

This year's keynote speaker, Robert P. (Bob) Hatch, is one of the most highly decorated Veterans of the Central Coast.
This year’s keynote speaker, Robert P. (Bob) Hatch, is one of the most highly decorated Veterans of the Central Coast.

This year’s keynote speaker will be Robert P. (Bob) Hatch. Hatch is one of the most highly decorated Veterans of the Central Coast.

While on active duty in the United States Army, Robert Hatch distinguished himself in Vietnam, receiving numerous awards for valor, including the Silver Star, Bronze Star with V, Air Medal, Purple Heart (3 awards), Army Commendation Medal, Vietnam Cross of Gallantry, Vietnam Campaign and Service Medals, and the coveted Combat Infantryman’s Badge.

Hatch is a Life Member of the Vietnam Veterans of America, a Life Member of the Disabled American Veterans, a Life Member of Military Order of the Purple Heart and a member of American Legion Post 56.

Please consider sponsoring a veteran’s lunch for $20.

We hope you are able to join us in saying thank you to our local heroes who have done so much to serve our country. Learn more and register HERE.