|Irvine Police Department Press Release|
OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF POLICE
Public Information Office
1 Civic Center Plaza
Irvine, CA 92606
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE||PRESS RELEASE #9/5/2012|
|Subject :||The Irvine Police Department Hosts “Tournament of Heroes” Charity Softball Event|
|Contact :||Julia Engen, Lieutenant 949-724-7112|
IRVINE, CA (September 5, 2012): On Sunday, September 9, 2012, the Irvine Police Department will host the first Annual 9/11 Tournament of Heroes Charity Softball Event at Bill Barber Park in Irvine. Partnering with the Orange County Fire Authority, military personnel from Camp Pendleton, and Team Kids, the event will honor our military heroes and wounded warriors.
Money raised during the event will benefit the Semper Fi Fund which provides financial support for wounded veterans and their families. This event will also support the Team Kids mission to inspire young people to become responsible citizens with a passion for community service. Features for kids include: 9-11 themed service projects, food concessions, game and information booths and prize raffles. In addition, the City of Irvine’s Mobile Recreation truck will be there with games and activities for kids.
This free event will be held on Sunday, at the Deanna Manning Stadium Field (4 Civic Center Plaza, Irvine, CA, 92612). The Pre-game ceremonies will begin at 1:45 p.m. and the first of two games will start at 2:00 p.m.
IRVINE POLICE DEPARTMENT
One Civic Center Plaza, Irvine, CA 92606
(949) 724-7000 www.irvinepd.org
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