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Omnitrans Introduces New Fare on January 5
Kick-off Event to be held at VA Medical Center in Loma Linda
Event Partners: VA Loma Linda Healthcare System (host), San Bernardino County Department of Veterans Affairs, 211-Vetlink
WHAT: New Veterans Fare offers a 50% discount to US retired military personnel with ID. This includes those who served in the US Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines and Navy. Approximately 79,000 Veterans live in the San Bernardino Valley served by Omnitrans. Additionally Omnitrans will offer FREE rides to uniformed active duty military members, police and firefighters.
Veteran Opportunities at Event:
FREE 1-day Veteran Bus Pass for anyone with San Bernardino County Veterans Affairs ID.
Contest Drawing for a 31-day Veteran bus pass for any Veteran with ID from San Bernardino County Veterans Affairs.
Veteran ID Applications takenon site by San Bernardino County Veterans Affairs, FREE.
Information on Veterans resources from event partners.
WHEN: Monday, January 5, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.
Ceremony approximately 30 minutes;event continues until 4 pm with information and giveaways.
Jerry L. Pettis Memorial Veterans Medical Center
11201 Benton Street, Loma Linda, CA 92354 (map link (https://www.google.com/
Main entrance; Parking on site.
Static vehicle display: Omnitrans bus with Vet Fare graphics
US Veterans in attendance
Speakers (in order of appearance):
o Ron Dailey, Omnitrans Board Member, Loma Linda Council Member
o Barbara Fallen, Director of the VA Loma Linda Healthcare System
o Scott Graham, Omnitrans CEO/General Manager (and former US Marine)
o John Reynolds, Staff Analyst at San Bernardino County Department of Veterans Affairs
o Osvaldo Maysonet, Veterans specialist at 211-Vetlink
o Alan Wapner, Omnitrans Board Chair and Ontario Mayor ProTem