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San Diego Salute to Service-2018

Oct 23, 2018

Anderson Plumbing, Heating & Air (APHA) is proud and excited to be able to support and honor America’s Veterans by participating in the 2018 Veterans Day Parade and NBC Salute to Service Festival! The Parade and Festival together are amazing community events that give people the chance to say thanks to our nation’s brave men and women who protect and watch over us. As San Diego plumbers and HVAC professionals who do everything we can to better our communities, we sprung at the chance to honor our Veterans this way.Look for the Anderson Plumbing, Heating & Air float in the parade, then come visit our booth on the deck of the USS Midway.

Our friendly staff can share details about our Troops to Trades Program offering great careers for military veterans as Plumbers and HVAC Technicians. We’ll have family fun games and prize giveaways too!

Important information about the Salute to Service Festival:

  • Date: Saturday, November 10th, 2018
  • Parade time: Begins at 11:00 AM
  • Festival schedule: From 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Parade: The Start Line is on Harbor Drive in front of the County Administration Building in the vicinity of the Fountain Plaza at the Waterfront Park. The Parade Route is approximately 1 mile long and proceeds south on Harbor Drive past the B Street Pier and continues past the USS Midway to Pacific Highway and turns left to the Dismissal Area on Pacific Highway.

We are anticipating nearly 6,000 military service members and their families to attend the Parade and Festival. Military service members with appropriate identification get free admission to the USS Midway for themselves and their families. We hope to see you there with a heartfelt salute!

Salute to Service Festival: The Festival takes place on the deck of the USS Midway.

Anderson Plumbing, Heating & Air’s Participation

You can look for the Anderson Plumbing, Heating & Air float in the parade. Be sure to wave at the Anderson employees and their families that will be riding on the float.

On the USS Midway for the NBC Salute to Service Festival, we will have a booth on the deck. Please feel free to come talk with Anderson representatives about our Troops for Trades Program, which offers great careers for military veterans as plumbers and HVAC technicians. Also, we invite you to enjoy family-fun games and prize giveaways.

If you are watching the event from home, you might see a few promotional spots featuring Mary Jean Anderson during NBC’s broadcast and leading up to the day. Think of them as your friendly invitation and reminder to come salute the troops and Veterans with us! After all, San Diego is home to the nation’s largest concentration of military personnel and the military has been a vital catalyst for San Diego’s growth and development, so it feels right to show them some love.

Did you know? San Diego is home to the nation’s largest concentration of military personnel! The city boasts:

Quick facts about San Diego’s military families and presence:

  • 134,000+ active duty personnel
  • 300,000+ military dependents
  • Nearly 400,000 Veterans
  • Estimated $50.1 Billion in economic output in 2017

Once again, we proudly invite you to come to the NBC Salute to Service Festival and 2018 Veterans Day Parade in San Diego with our plumbers and HVAC pros of Anderson Plumbing, Heating & Air. You can call (866) 374-0402 to talk to a member of our team about the event, or to schedule a service appointment.

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