The Peoria Chamber of Commerce is looking for event sponsors and community support for their event Peoria Heroes Flag Walk.
The event will to go toward raising money to assemble packages from home -- a comfort and care package sent to deployed American military heroes stationed in active duty theaters around the world.
The event will be 9-11:30 a.m., May 15, at Rio Vista Park, 8866 W. Thunderbird Rd. It will honor veterans on Armed Forces Day, and the park trails will be lined with flags.
Sponsors may sign up for packages to help the event.
Packages from Home Sponsor- $20: Support the purchase of materials to assemble packages from home.
Flag Walk Sponsor- $50: Support Peoria Hero's Flag Walk event with the purchase of a flag for the walk.
General Sponsor- any amount: Support the Military Affairs Committee as they focus on veteran advocacy, outreach, mentorship, building relationships, transition & hiring programs, and encourage community involvement and development.
For more information about this event, contact the Military Affairs Committee at Mac@peoriachamber.com, or call 623-979-3601.