San Gabriel Valley Tribune – Veterans Day

Veterans Day events around the San Gabriel Valley

Posted: 11/10/2010 03:47:08 PM PST

Industry golf event features Medal of Honor winner

The Land of the Free Foundation has partnered with the Pacific Palms Resort and the Industry Hills Golf Club to play host to the annual Land of the Free Veterans Day Golf Classic at 8 a.m. Thursday.

“It is our desire to fund a foundation that supports our veterans, whose dedication ensures that we will always live in `The Land of the Free,”‘ said foundation co-chairman John Semcken.

The event will begin at 8 a.m. with breakfast, registration and a putting contest. A ceremonial tribute will take place at 9:45 a.m. followed by golf at 10 a.m.

Following a 4 p.m. reception, dinner begins at 6 p.m. Medal of Honor winner Mike Thornton will speak.

All contributions are tax deductible and all proceeds will support charities that help America’s military and their families. For more information, or to make a donation, visit www. landofthefreefoundation.com/golf.htm or call Laurie Jenkins at 562-948-4362.

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