SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. — The Fairmount Memorial Association is hosting three days of events for Memorial Weekend, to remember and honor those who have died during service to the nation.
The festivities include a 5k fun run race, Salute Service Concert, car show as well as a Heroes’ Pancake Breakfast and flag cruise.
Check the details of the events below:
Race to Remember 5k Fun Run
On Saturday, May 27, the Race to Remember 5k Fun Run took runners through more than 1500 full-size American flags at Fairmount Memorial Park.
The race took place on Saturday at 8 a.m. on Memorial Day Weekend. Proceeds of the race benefited the Beyond the Call of Duty, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness of first responders lost in the line of duty and to support the families and communities of the fallen. Click here to find more information.
Salute Service Concert
On Sunday, May 28th, the Fairmount Memorial Association hosted the Salute to Service Concert which featured the band "My + Rescue" at Greenwood Memorial Terrace.
Attendees enjoyed a car show, free hot dogs, and popcorn, and relaxed at the Beer Garden while paying tribute to those who have sacrificed for the country.
Donations from the event went towards benefiting 2nd Harvest Food Bank.
Annual Heroes' Breakfast and Flag Cruise
Fairmount Memorial Association is honoring the heroes with the Annual Heroes' Breakfast and Flag Cruise, this Memorial Day!
Enjoy a delicious meal of pancakes and sausage to start your Memorial Day with warmth and gratitude. Breakfast is free for all Veterans and Active Service personnel. It takes place from 8 a.m. - 10 a.m., on Monday, May 29th, at the Heritage Funeral & Cremation, located at 508 N Government Way Spokane. For all others, there is a $3 donation that will go towards supporting the Spokane Police Chaplaincy.
A Flag Cruise will be taking place the same day from 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. American Legion Riders Spokane Post 9 will lead the flag cruise through Riverside Memorial Park and Fairmount Memorial Park. This symbolic tribute will pay homage to those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom.
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