Saturday’s Blue Star Moms’ walk/run event will benefit wounded warrior
Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014 —On Saturday, Oct. 4, the Soaring Eagle Blue Star Moms host a 5K and 1-mile run or walk to benefit Homes for Our Troops Marine Corporal Joshua Hotaling’s home build in Loomis, California. There is a fee for adults and children younger than 12, but the event is free for those younger than 6. Check-in begins at 8 a.m. at Susanville Ranch Park, and the run/walk starts at 9 a.m., rain or shine. Blue Star Moms will also have a raffle and bake sale to raise money. Pick up registration forms at Lassen County Chamber of Commerce or Uptown Uniforms.
Marine Corporal Joshua Hotaling was on his first deployment when he suffered the traumatic amputations of both of his legs and severe hand injuries in an IED blast in Sangin, Afghanistan on May 13, 2011. To learn more about CPL Hotaling go to hfotusa.org/hotaling.
Hotaling will attend the event, and he is excited that our community is willing to support him and his future.
“Bring your families out to meet one of Americas finest heroes and help support Homes for Our Troops,” said a press release from the Blue Star Moms.
For more information, call 310-4367.