This event is hosted by the Sons of the American Legion-Post 291 and it will be held right next door to the American Legion at Veteran’s Park in Newport Beach, CA. How befitting, as we honor our country and all the brave men and women who dealt with this devastating event. It is forever etched in our memories and a part of our American history.
Date: Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Time: From 3:00pm to 7:00pm
Location: NB Veteran’s Memorial Park 207-211 15th Street
(at 15th Street and Balboa Ave. on Balboa Peninsula)
There will be a short speech by dignitaries, including Mayor Diane Dixon (schedule permitting), and Mr. Benjamin Yu from Irvine who is currently running for Assembly and other esteemed First Responders in our community. All are very compassionate about our Veterans and these events raise funds for our local Vets. Bagpipers & the American Legion Honor Guard will lead the honoring of our first responders and those who assisted during this difficult time.
This is a FAMILY FRIENDLY event in the park. It is free and guests are encouraged to bring their blankets and lawn chairs for an enjoyable afternoon.
So Petty Band, the cover band for Tom Petty will be playing music throughout the afternoon and early evening. There will be numerous food trucks, including a Coffee Truck, Sugar ‘n Spice (with dipped bananas, frozen cheesecakes and Balboa Bars), A Taco Truck and a Hamburger & Hot Dog cart.
There will also be vendor booths with information and valuable resources including Red Cross, Suicide Prevention, T-Mobile with offers for first responders and veterans, Humana and a specialty t-shirt booth.