Hancock Football Hosts Military Appreciation Day on Saturday, Nov. 9

Military members, veterans and their families can pick up free tickets that are good for free admission to the game and lunch.

Military Appreciation Day OCTOBER 31, 2019 -- Allan Hancock College will salute current and former members of the United States Armed Forces on Saturday, Nov. 9, during Military Appreciation Day. The Bulldog football team will host LA Pierce College at 1 p.m. at the Hancock Santa Maria campus.

Military members, veterans and their families can pick up free tickets at Community Bank of Santa Maria, the Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce and Vandenberg Air Force Base Public Affairs office. Tickets are good for free admission to the game and lunch.

The Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce is located at 614 South Broadway in Santa Maria. Community Bank of Santa Maria is located at 1421 South Broadway, also in Santa Maria. Personnel on Vandenberg AFB should contact the 30th Space Wing Public Affairs office at 1-805-606-3595 to obtain tickets.

A special pregame coin toss and halftime presentation are also planned to honor local active-duty military and veterans.

“Our past and present military service members have sacrificed so much for us, and we are honored to be able to show them just how much we appreciate them,” said Hancock Athletic Director Kim Ensing. “This game is a way for Hancock and the community to thank them for their service to our country.”

The event is co-sponsored by the Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce and Community Bank of Santa Maria.

For more information, call the Hancock athletics department at 1-805-922-6966 ext. 3227.

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Caption: Allan Hancock College will salute current and former members of the United States Armed Forces on Saturday, Nov. 9, during Military Appreciation Day.

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Last Modified Nov 1, 2019