Carry The Load Event

Channel 1 Los Angeles
02 de Mayo de 2018

Higher Ground Los Angeles and The County of Los Angeles Department of Military and Veterans Affairs Team Up With Carry The Load to Honor Fallen Service Members and First Responders.

Los Angeles, CA  Higher Ground Los Angeles (HGLA) and the County of Los Angeles Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (MVA) are teaming up with Carry The Load, a non-profit organization that originated to restore the true meaning of Memorial Day and now also honors fallen service members, first responders, and their families.

Similar to the Olympic torch relay, Carry The Load hosts an annual event relaying the American Flag down the East and West Coasts of the U.S. converging in Dallas, Texas on Memorial Day.  Bob Hope Patriotic Hall is proud to serve as a point of transition on this West Coast relay.

The flag will arrive at Patriotic Hall at 1:00 p.m. and the event will continue until 2:30 p.m.  Participants may join the relay at any point in the route, walking 1 or 2 blocks before the Hall, or if you choose, you may meet at the earlier exchange point, Los Angeles Fire Department Training Center, 1700 Stadium Way, Los Angeles, CA 90012, at 11:30 a.m.

Please join us for a reception on May 8, 2018, in recognition of our nation’s heroes.

Bob Hope Patriotic Hall

1816 S. Figueroa St.

Los Angeles, CA 90015

1pm – 2:30pm

**Bob Hope Patriotic Hall is a Gold LEED and fully ADA accessible building

Carry The Load is aligned with Higher Ground’s mission to use therapeutic recreation to facilitate a change in perspective, giving injured service members the physical skills, confidence, and coping strategies necessary for a successful reintegration into their families and home communities. HG is recognized as one of the premier rehabilitation programs in the country by the Department of Defense, military medical centers, and veteran service organizations. We serve military personnel and veterans with Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs), Post Traumatic Stress (PTS), Military Sexual Trauma (MST) and other polytrauma.

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