Cruise, car show and luncheon event to be fundraiser for nonprofit Honoring Our Fallen

The nonprofit organization Honoring Our Fallen will host a fundraiser entitled Cruise Honoring Our Fallen on Saturday, Nov. 16.
The event will feature up to 100 classic cars cruising 26 miles through Long Beach to raise awareness about the organization that is dedicated to the needs of families who have lost a loved one abroad or at home while serving in the military or as a first responder.
“When the opportunity came along to do something for the families of fallen veterans, I had to get involved,” said Rick Lorenzen, CEO for Price Transfer and Automobilia, which is also the presenting sponsor of the event.
Sports celebrities are scheduled to appear including a player from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, former welterweight boxing champion Armando Muniz and former MMA welterweight champion Mike “The Joker” Guymon will ride in some of the cars, along with many local families of our nation’s fallen.
The cars will roll through downtown Long Beach, then eastbound on 2nd Street, through Belmont Shore and Naples. Members representing different branches of the military along with the public are expected to line the streets waving American flags as the cars drive by.
The Cruise will end at the Petroleum Club, 3636 Linden Ave., where a free car show will kick off at noon. The car show will feature car customizer George Barris and his original Batmobile. Also included will be the Global War On Terror Wall Of Remembrance, which is 100 feet long and six feet high, and engraved with more than 11,000 names. It honors the fallen from Desert/Shield Storm, the attacks of 9/11, Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn.
For a $10 admission, attendees may go inside the club for grilled food, silent-auction items, an open swimming pool and live music.
At 1:30pm, Honoring Our Fallen’s founder Laura Herzog will host a Golden Boots Awards Luncheon, where she will present awards to Angels Baseball, Fox Sports West, Santa Catalina Island Company, Valley Hi Toyota and Stars and Stripes Marketing. Tickets for the luncheon are still available for $25 at cruisehonoringourfallen.org .
“I am so excited that Honoring Our Fallen can bring this family-friendly event to involve the entire community in giving back to families whose loved one paid the ultimate price for our freedom,” Herzog said.
To get involved by sponsoring or volunteering for the event, call Herzog at (714) 904-0253.

Source: Honoring Our Fallen

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