Sponsored by the American Legion Oro Valley Post 132 Family. This is for everyone, not just veterans. Free admission. Join us for music, demos, food, prizes, safety tips, children activities & veterans programs. Riverfront Park, 551 W. Lambert Ln, Oro Valley. Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 11AM until 4PM. Opening ceremony at 11:30AM (Posting of colors and singing of the national anthem). Listen to the Ocotillo Rain & Thunder Bluegrass Band and DJ while enjoying some of your favorite eats from food vendors.
Military and 1st Responder demos. Enter your pet in the pet patriotic costumes contest (1PM). No registration, just bring your pet. Children activities including face painting, and balloon artists. Home safety tips, flag etiquette and static displays. Speak with VA benefits and claims counselors. Signup for the free Honor Flight program to Washington DC and the high school sponsored Veterans Heritage Project to tell your military service story. See authentic military equipment and uniforms dating from WWI. Drop off your unserviceable American flags for proper disposal. Learn about the award winning programs of the four entities that comprise the American Legion Family: The American Legion, the Auxiliary, the Sons of the American Legion and the Legion Riders (motorcycle riding enthusiasts). Learn about the more open Legion membership eligibility requirements recently signed into Law.
The American Legion is the nation’s largest veterans’ service organization and was founded by veterans of WWI and chartered by the U.S. Congress in 1919. It has been fulfilling its commitment of service to veterans, service members and their families and local communities for 100 years. For information: email@example.com; www.facebook.com/ovamericanlegionPost132 520-229-1064