Wednesday is the 6th Annual Citywide Support the Troops Rally at Friendship Park in Point Place. The event begins at 6 p.m. Friendship Park is on 131st Street.
Jerry Anderson is the Master of Ceremonies and there will be various speakers, including Veterans. Other participants include Eddie Boggs, Central Catholic HS Choir, Calvary Kids Ensemble, Armed Forces Honor Guard, Patriot Guard Riders, Sea Cadets/Young Marines, Springfield Junior ROTC and a bagpiper. There will also be the traditional Rifle Salute.
The Friendship Community Center will be selling hot dogs and apple pie beginning at 5:30 p.m.
Come out and show your support for those who voluntarily offer their lives for our protection.
Oh - and be sure to bring your own lawn chair/blanket and bug spray!