DOWNEY – Military veterans and active duty personnel will be honored at a “Salute to the Armed Forces” breakfast Saturday, April 6, at First Baptist Church of Downey.
Guest speakers include state Sen. Bob Archuleta; Mario Guerra, civilian aide to the secretary of the Army; and Paul Reinhard, a former Green Beret.
Mayor Rick Rodriguez will deliver an opening prayer and Edwin Huber, a Scoutmaster with Troop 351, will help present our nation’s colors. Julie Simpson will perform the national anthem and a rendition of “Amazing Grace,” and Kathy Bee will sing “I Am an American.”
There will also be a showcase of military vehicles.
Admission to the event is $5. RSVP by calling (562) 923-1261, ext. 226 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.