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Holcim (US) Honors Local US Veterans with Support of American Legion Reunion

October 06, 2011

Holcim (US) Inc. announced its sponsorship of the American Legion’s First Annual Nature Coast All Veterans’ Reunion

Crystal River, FL, October 6, 2011 –Holcim (US) Inc. (www.holcim.us) announced its sponsorship of the American Legion’s First Annual Nature Coast All Veterans’ Reunion, October 2 through 9, 2011 at Holcim’s Crystal River, Florida facility.

Holcim and The American Legion are celebrating the veterans with a week of education and commemoration, with the first five days reserved for discussions and visits to on-site memorials. The American Legion will display memorials honoring veterans, fallen heroes and their families at the Crystal River Holcim site. Memorials include a 288-foot Vietnam Memorial; the Military Order of the Purple Heart Department of Florida Mural Memorial of the Fallen in the current Global War on Terror; memorials of those who gave their lives in Iraq, Afghanistan and on 9/11; and others.

Reunion weekend festivities begin Friday, October 7, with closing ceremonies on Sunday, October 9.  A mobile Veterans’ Administration Veterans’ Center has been scheduled as part of the reunion weekend for those that wish to speak with a VA Counselor, discuss benefits or receive other pertinent information.

The reunion is open to the public and free of charge. Parking is also free.  There will be vendors, food and beverages available, as well as entertainment.

More information on the American Legion’s First Annual Nature Coast All Veterans’ Reunion can be found at www.NatureCoastVeteransReunion.org.

About Holcim (US) Inc. 
Holcim (US) Inc. is a subsidiary of Holcim Ltd, and one of the nation's leading manufacturers and suppliers of cement and mineral components. Holcim (US) has approximately 1,800 employees and operates 15 manufacturing plants and more than 50 distribution facilities in the United States.

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