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Veteran’s Day 5K Run/Walk on Wednesday

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Big Dog Productions will host Veteran's Day 5K, rain or shine!

Big Dog Productions will host a 5K (3.1-mile) fun run/walk on Veterans Day, Wednesday, November 11, starting at the entrance to Moku Ola (Coconut Island) in Hilo.

Start time is set for 7:30 a.m. and the entry fee is a canned good item to be donated to the Hawaii Island Food Bank.

Host Wayne “Big Dog” Joseph is a U.S. Army Veteran that is organizing the event as a way of honoring our military troops.

For more information contact the Big Dog at 969-7400, email at waiakeabigdog@aol.com.

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Honoring our soldiers from all wars

In November 1919, President Wilson proclaimed November 11 as the first commemoration of Armistice Day with the following words: “To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed us and because of the opportunity it has given America to show her sympathy with peace and justice in the councils of the nations…”

November 6, 2009 Posted by | Events, Running on the Big Island | , , | 1 Comment