Vietnam Veterans, "The Wall That Heals" hosted by San Dimas H.E.R.O.E.S (Helping Establish a Remembrance Of Every Serviceperson) will be at Lone Hill Middle School, 700 S. Lone Hill Ave, on March 22 - 25. Open 24 hours a day for all four days and FREE to the public.
The "Wall" is a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and will be here along with a mobile Education Center to honor the more than three million Americans who served in the U.S. Armed forces in the Vietnam War. It bears the names of over 58,000 men and woman who made the ultimate sacrifice in Vietnam.
The schedule of events is as follows:
Wednesday March 21
9 am: Escort staging at Fairplex, Gate #1, 1101 W. McKinley, Pomona
10 am: An escort of the "wall" will start from Fairplex and go through the cities of Pomona, La Verne, Glendora, Covina, and San Dimas before it arrives at Lone Hill Middle School in San Dimas.
11 am: Arrives on Site at Lone Hill Middle School
11:15 am: Media Briefing
12 pm: Wall Setup
5:30 pm: Volunteer Training
Thursday March 22
10 am: Opening Ceremony
Friday March 23
Saturday March 24
7 pm: Candle Light Vigil
Sunday March 25
2 pm: Closing Ceremony
2:30 pm: Wall Closed
San Dimas HEROES would like to thank their co-sponsors, City of San Dimas, Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger, San Dimas Community Hospital, WalMart and ADP for their generosity. Other supporting sponsors include CareMeridian, Golden State Water Company, Inland Valley Humane Society, Casa Colina Hospital and Centers for Healthcare, and Fairplex, Pomona.