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Public invited to fundraiser for Siskiyou County Fallen Heroes Memorial

The Siskiyou County Fallen Heroes Memorial Committee is hosting a fundraiser dinner in Yreka on Saturday, Jan. 25.

Posted: Jan 22, 2020 3:25 PM
Updated: Jan 22, 2020 7:32 PM

YREKA, Calif. – The Siskiyou County Fallen Heroes Memorial Committee is hosting a fundraiser dinner in Yreka on Saturday.

The purpose of the dinner is to memorialize fallen law enforcement, fire service and military veterans who sacrificed their lives to protect the community.

Siskiyou County Fallen Heroes Memorial committee fundraiser dinner

When: Saturday, January 25. Doors open at 5 p.m., dinner served at 6 p.m.

Where: Yreka Community Center, 810 N Oregon Street

Price: $25 per ticket

Where to purchase: CAL FIRE station in Yreka, the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office, or the Veterans Service Office.

The fundraiser will take place at the Yreka Community Center located at 810 North Oregon Street.

Tickets cost $25 and include dinner and a chance at winning raffle prizes. Tables may be reserved for groups of 6 to 8 guests. There will also be a silent auction and dessert auction after dinner. Doors open at 5 p.m. and dinner starts at 6 p.m.

Three Henry Commemorative rifles with custom display cases will be featured as prizes in the auction. Each rifle is engraved to pay tribute to law enforcement, firefighters or military service.

Local elected officials and regional elected state and federal officials will attend the event to show offer their support.

Ticket purchases or raffle item donations can be made at the CAL FIRE station in Yreka, the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office, or the Veterans Service Office.

According to the Siskiyou County Fallen Heroes Memorial committee, this is their largest fundraising event of the year.

The money from this fundraiser will be used to fund a project that will be located at the Weed Rest area on northbound Interstate 5.

Sheriff Jon Lopey said the committee hopes to have the memorial site up by Veterans Day 2020.

The memorial is planning to feature three aircraft, headstones, and a flag pole, all to signify fallen law enforcement, firefighters and military veterans.

For more information about the Siskiyou County Fallen Heroes Memorial Project contact the committee’s chairperson, Ron Kindred at (530)-841-1846 or CLICK HERE.

Those looking to donate to the project can contact Singleton, or send them to the SCFHMP, P.O. Box 1662, Yreka, CA 96097.

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