From SJI reader/commenter Kathleen Flynn:
2nd Annual Candle Lit Vigil For Victims of Violent Crime
MC: Kathleen Flynn
Key Note Speakers:
Acting Assistant Chief Chris Moore
Jose Salcido on behalf of Mayor Reed
Vice Mayor of Milpitas Pete McHugh
Council Member Pyle
Council Member Ash Kalra
Esther Peralez-Dieckmann -Director, SCC Office of Women’s Policy
Sandy Fontana- Fallen Officer Jeffrey Fontana’s Mother
Rev. Bonita Carter - Cox MLK Association President to present plaque to the Fontana family with Assistant Chief Moore, and Jose Salcido
Date and Time: Wednesday, August 25, 2010
7pm - 9:00pm
Location: San Jose City Hall - 200 East Santa Clara Street San Jose, Ca. 95113
Who: Sponsored By Kathleen Flynn, Casandra Hosseini, and Bobby Lopez, Co-sponsored by the Martin Luther King Jr. Association
This event is being held in loving memory of Vahid Hosseini and Officer Jeffrey Fontana. The purpose of this event is to honor the memory of those who have lost their lives due to a violent crime, fallen Police Officers, and Fire Fighters, and to support their loved ones.
After speakers are finished we encourage you to share your personal stories. A sign up list will be provided.
We will gather outside in the quad in front of the Rotunda in the West Plaza. To ensure safety, please do NOT bring candles. You may bring glow sticks.
Please feel free to bring a photo of your lost loved one to share.
We hope to see you there. Thank you.