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News Release

Wednesday, April 9, 2003

Media Relations

DARE Salutes the families of United States Armed Forces

 

Who:
Los Angeles City Councilwoman Janice Hahn, DARE Division and Military Staff Officers

What:
NATIONAL DARE Day Celebration

When:
Thursday, April 10, 2003, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:
White Point Elementary School, 1410 Silvius Avenue, San Pedro.

Los Angeles: Every year the President of the United States declares a National DARE Day. President George W. Bush proclaims Thursday, April 10, 2003 as DARE Day for America. This year DARE will be celebrating its 20th Anniversary of helping children resist drugs and violence.

This year, in conjunction with National DARE Day, DARE Division of the Los Angeles Police Department and the Department of Defense are planning a special recognition for our armed forces and their dependants. This event will highlight the children whose heroic parents are fighting for our country overseas. The children will present a special salute to their parents, which will include a military fly-over, patriotic songs and a special "USA aerial spell-out".

Anyone with questions regarding this event, contact Sergeant Jack Dillard, Dare Division 213-485-4856.

This media advisory was prepared by Public Information Officer Grace Brady, Media Relations Section at 213-485-3586.



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