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Moms Remember Troops at Fairmount Park Sept 7th

September 4, 2008 ·

The Moms of Military Prayer and Support Group, Riverside Chapter of the Inland Empire, honors U.S. troops at the Fourth Annual “Remember Our Heroes” event from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Sunday September 7th at Fairmount Park’s band shell, 2601 Fairmount Park Blvd.

Everyone is invited to attend — the event is FREE, and includes live music, as well as clowns and face painting for children.¬† A 21-gun salute, taps and a candlelight vigil will take place at twilight.

“Fueled by the Fallen” is a memorial race car team that features 60s-era Chevy Novas with the names of fallen Marines painted on them, will also be on display. The autos are a project of actor Kevyn Major Howard from the film “Full Metal Jacket” who will also¬†attend.

“This event is to remember our fallen heroes of 9/11, local fallen heroes, police officers, firefighters, veterans, and to support our troops,” said Mary Badalamente of the chapter. She is a mother-in-law of a Marine major now in Iraq. “We are not about politics; we are about being Americans.”

For more information, call (951) 359-3582, ext. 105.