PATRIOT DAY CELEBRATION
Last year’s 2nd Annual Patriot Day Celebration proved to be very successful with more than 3,000 citizens gathering to celebrate our heroes, their families and to salute our fallen soldiers. Approximately 3,000 blankets were collected for refugees in war torn Afghanistan delivered by signature sponsor, American Airlines. We were very fortunate to have 55 Corporate Sponsors, 7 National, 10 regional and 35 local vendors. Crocs Shoes Donated to 700 pairs of shoes to Airmens and Afghan families. In addition, we made history with the landing of a BlackHawk and Apache Longbow helicopter in a business district on a city street.
2011 EVENT OVERVIEW
WHERE: Paseo Highlands Park, 3435 West Pinnacle Peak Road, Phoenix
2 PM – 9 PM
2 PM GATES OPEN
• Aerial Shows
• Military Displays
• Regimental Grog
6:45 PM TONY ORLANDO
7:45 PM JOE NICHOLS
SHUTTLE LOCATIONS: Coming soon.Admission Price: $9.11(plus surcharge) for advance online sales. Day of event admission is $10.
Kids 10 and under FREE. Food and drink will be available for purchase. 9*11 Patriot Day tickets and merchandise are now available!
**Admission is FREE for active duty military personnel with government ID or in uniform. COLLECTING: New or gently used blankets for Afghan refugeesBENEFITS: 100 Club, ThanksUSA and Fighter Country Foundation
Scholarships Go To Benefit:
• Dependents and spouses of active-duty U.S. military personnel, with special emphasis given to those
who lost a loved one in service to America.
• Families of Arizona National Guardsmen serving on active duty
• Families of Arizona Police and Firemen
HOST: Friends of Freedom, a 501(c)(3) chartered foundation, pending nonprofit organization status. It is comprised of a team of business owner’s, leaders of industry and everyday citizens dedicated to aiding and supporting our military family of active duty service members and veterans and the men and women first responders in our police, fire and emergency response teams.
Event Info: You may bring in 1-20 oz sealed, bottle water | No food, beverage, alcohol, backpacks or weapons allowed!
PATRIOT DAY CELEBRATION
The Patriot Day Celebration commemorates those brave civilians and first responders that heroically sacrificed their lives for our freedom on 9-11. This event draws attention that we should “never forget” the service men and women and veterans that are and have been courageously putting their lives on the line for the United States of America. In addition, we recognize the families of service personnel who bravely stand by and support their dedication.
Dignitaries Committed To Attend And Speak At This Year’s Event:
• Governor Jan Brewer
• Congressman Ben Quayle
• Lt. General John Bradley, (ret) Joint Chief’s of Staff
• Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon
• Vice-Mayor Thelda Williams
• Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane
• Councilman Claude Mattox
“TIE A YELLOW RIBBON RECEPTION”
HEADLINER 1970’s PHENOMENON
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2011
Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
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