Below, photos of the Grand Opening Nov 3, 2012, of the new San Luis Obispo Vets Center, staffed by eight, serving the needs of Central Coast California Veterans, and run by stalwart veterans' advocate, Michael Young.  Among those in attendance: Michael (of course), wife Veronica, proud mom Debbie Young, Veda Meyer, and Caribou Club and military veterans Bill Kelly, (Marines - boo), Dennis Watson, (Marines - boo), and Gene, (Army - Yeah!), along with 300 veterans, supportive family members, active duty military, representatives of state agencies, politicians, (until Tuesday),volunteers, barbequers, a ukulele player, Color Guard, Native American drummers/surfers, and even a real live bald eagle!

Director Mike Young takes questions from media 

Here's Gene campaigning for Buck Meadows for President.

Gene's Audie Murphie Vets hat compliments of retired

Santa Barbara Fire Captain, Stan Thompson.
Gene's shirt, compliments of the US Army, ('67 - '69)

For anyone musician who cares: Yes the uke is plugged in.

Set List: 4 minute Medly

"This Land is Your Land"

"Accentuate the Positive"

"America the Beautiful"

More to Come!