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January 25, 2017

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January, 2017 MEDIA ADVISORY

Scottsdale AZ: This past week the Yellow Ribbon America Campaign for America’s Military and their families honored and paid tribute to Steve Davis the President of the Barrett-Jackson Auction Company who has consistently gone above and beyond the call of duty as a citizen of the United States of America to help and honor America’s Heroes and their families. Steve has been the most hospitable and humble ambassador of an Amazing Auto Auction Company that has brought millions of people together from around the world to share in their love of cars in an atmosphere of family and friendship.

This Amazing and beautiful framed American Flag Award was done by World-renowned Millionaire Gallery, founder and CEO Bruce Matthews. The wonderful American made United States Flag was provided by Ed Reeder, owner and President of Uncommon USA.

This beautiful Signed American “Flag of Honor” took a 2 year journey to complete and could not of been done without the great inspiration and great support of Summer Breschini who helped collect many of the signatures of the Military Members and Combat Veterans for Yellow Ribbon America, Bryan Reid Sr. founder and President of Pioneer Log Homes of British Colombia and Gerald Overton Sr. with Pioneer Log Homes of British Colombia.

“Flag of Honor”

“This American Flag was signed by Members & Veterans of the United States of America’s Military representing the US Army, US Navy, US Marine Corps, US Coast Guard and US Air Force. Who served and fought to protect America and liberate the oppressed and enslaved throughout the world. The Heroes who sighed this American Flag served and fought during World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Grenada, Lebanon, Panama, Desert Storm, Somalia, Bosnia, Afghanistan and Iraq.

The Officers and Members of the Yellow Ribbon America Campaign for America’s Military and their Families & Our Nation’s Heroes Foundation do hereby Award and thank Steve Davis, President of the Barrett-Jackson Auction Company for his Outstanding & Steadfast Support of America’s Military and their Families during Wartime and his heartfelt Support of America’s Veterans. Presented at the 46th Annual Scottsdale Barrett-Jackson Auto Auction January, 2017, Scottsdale.”

The Local Community relationships that we help bring together during the Christmas Holiday Season help America’s Military Units and their families get vital community support year round! This is the whole reason the Yellow Ribbon America Campaign for America’s Military & their Families and Operation Christmas For Our Troops & Their Families was created!

Thank you to all our GREAT fellow Americans for helping to make this happen!! The BEST Support is Local Community Based Support!

Contact us at www.YellowRibbonAmerica.org to learn how YOU can Help Support Your Local Military Units and their families!

Orange County, California once again recognizes Yellow Ribbon America & Operation Christmas For Our Troops & Their Families…

January 10, 2017

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MEDIA ADVISORY

Orange County, California: Known for its beautiful Beaches, Disneyland, Knott’s Berry Farm and unique cutting edge surfing style Orange County, California recognizes its local grassroots community outreach effort “Yellow Ribbon America”. Led by Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors Lisa Bartlett the OC Board in a 5-0 unanimous vote once again Recognizes and passes a Special Christmas Resolution for Orange County’s, California home based Yellow Ribbon America & “Operation Christmas For Our Troops & Their Families”…

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By the Authority of Chairman of the Orange County Board Supervisors the following Proclamation is hereby issued:

WHEREAS, thousands of American men and women are stationed at locations around the world in service to our country, and whether it be as operational support or in facing combat, each of them is fighting for and defending our freedom; and

WHEREAS, it is very difficult for military families when their loved one is deployed as these family members must manage the daily routine that continues in the absence of their loved ones while they also cope with their concern for their well-being and anxiously await their safe return; and

WHEREAS, Now in it’s 12 Year Anniversary; Yellow Ribbon America’s “Operation Christmas For Our Troops & Their Families” has mobilized its annual grassroots effort  to help deliver Christmas support to America’s local Military Units and their Families; and

WHEREAS, The effort, which supports the National Guard, Reserve and Active Duty deployed and at home military Units and their Families, began in November 2004 and has grown every year since is now the largest community based Christmas Holiday support effort for both our Nation’s Military Units and their Families; and

WHEREAS, The growth of Operation Christmas For Our Troops & Their Families has expanded operations which now includes special Christmas Parties for Americas Military and Military Families at Knotts Berry Farm located in Buena Park, California; and

WHEREAS, Yellow Ribbon America remains dedicated to serving our Nation’s Military and now hosts dozens of Christmas drive drop off locations around Orange County and even more around California and the rest of the United States for continual support for our Military and their Families;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT PROCLAIMED, THAT THE ORANGE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS do hereby congratulate and thank Yellow Ribbon America for its service to the residents of Orange County and the efforts they make to improve the lives of United States Military Men and Women and their Families.

Dated this 13th day in December, 2016

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