Downtown Needles, CA: Donations continue to come in for the welcoming lunch event on Wednesday for the Run For The Wall 2019.
Donations continue to come in towards the welcoming lunch event being held on Wednesday, May 15th, 2019 at Santa Fe Park in Downtown, Needles California for the Run For The Wall 2019.
ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez was there inside the Needles Chamber of Commerce office as Penny Rodilguez and Tamra Rowe (Arrowheart Foundation/Desert Community Federal Credit Union);
J.R. Hernandez and
Esther H. Plemnons (St Vincent de Paul); Garry ‘Oz’ Osborn, Johnnie Deboard and
George Deleon (Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 404 Mohave Valley, Arizona) gave checks for the welcoming lunch event to Genevieve Deleon (Needles Chamber of Commerce).
A reminder, come out and join our community of Needles, California as we give thanks and show our support to the hundreds of motorcycle riders participating in the Run For The Wall 2019.
At around 1:45pm PT on Wednesday, May 15th, 2019, the Run For The Wall Central Route Pack will be making a stop for a private luncheon and welcoming ceremony at Santa Fe Park, located on the 900 block of Front Street between F Street and G Street, in Downtown Needles, California.
This will be their first stop on their way heading east to the Lincoln Memorial and Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, D.C. for Memorial Day.
The Needles Chamber of Commerce provides lunch for the 400 veterans and riders who “Ride for those who can’t” and to remember those still missing.”
Each year, the Needles Chamber of Commerce looks to the community to help fund this annual event.
The lunch is fully funded by donations of money, food, time, and product.
As reminder, motorists are advise that streets around Santa Fe Park will be closed for Run For The Wall 2019 Luncheon and Welcoming Ceremony, including Front Street from F Street to H Street, F Street from Front Street to West Broadway, and G Street from Front Street to West Broadway in Downtown Needles, California.
Also, there will be areas of traffic control for the motorcycles riders, including at major intersections in Needles, California and as motorcycle riders enter onto eastbound Interstate 40 from East Broadway (U.S. Route 95) in Needles, California.
The public is asked to plan ahead and be both respectful and drive safely as the motorcycles riders participating in the Run For The Wall 2019 head from the Needles, California area, cross over the Colorado River, and enters into Mohave County, Arizona on their way towards Washington, D.C.
The public is encouraged to come out and show your support including bring up American flags and signs to all those who served and sacrificed to protect us and our country’s freedom.
In pass year’s, people have been seen along streets and along Interstate 40 waving American flags showing their love and support for the Run For The Wall, including along the Five Mile Road overpass (Seen in the picture above).
ZachNews will be broadcasting live on Facebook the Run For The Wall 2019 event from Needles, California.
Afterwards, ZachNews will have pictures and possibly videos from the Run For The Wall 2019 event.
The Needles Chamber of Commerce is asking the community for donations, none too small, to help honor our veterans!
To donate or to help at the event, please contact the Needles Chamber of Commerce at: 1 (760) 326-2050 or come visit us at 119 F Street in Downtown Needles, California.
** More information regarding the Run For The Wall 2019 or the organization is at the following Run For The Wall website address: **
May we all give thanks and show our respect to all of the man and woman who serviced and given their lives in our military.
Please come out and give your respect, thanks, and welcomes to all of the motorcycles riders participating in the Run For The Wall 2019.
**** Times of arrival is subject to change depending on traffic and weather conditions. ****
** Pictures from ZachNews. **