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20th Annual Valpo-Fest Motorcycle/Car Show Memorial Weekend Event to Benefit Children of Fallen Troops


Memorial Day Weekend motorcycle and car show to benefit Operation Christmas, a non profit supporting children of Fallen US Troops. The event will feature a memorial service, 21 gun salute, etc. Operation Christmas provides Christmas Gift Cards and a VIP Orlando Theme Park vacation to children of the Fallen.

Valparaiso, IN, May 10, 2008 --(PR.com)-- Operation Ensuring Christmas, a charitable organization assisting children of fallen American Troops and Paragons Promotion, today announced that a portion of the proceeds from the 20th Annual Valpo-Fest Motorcycle and Car Show will be donated to OEC.

The event will feature a Motorcycle Show, Car show, buy-sell-trade Swap Meet, Tattoo Contest, Fashion Show, Live Music. There will be a special gun salute to our troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, special stage show by Miss Indiana Bella, and lot more. Motorcycle and car parts vendors from all over the country, giant food fest, beer garden, camping will be available. A portion of the proceeds received by OEC from the event will go to OECs’ “Christmas in July” VIP vacation for Children of the Fallen, with the remainder going to OECs’ Christmas Gift Card program. Gun salute and a possible Air-Force Flyover will also be a part of honoring the Fallen at the event.

What: Valpo-Fest Memorial Day Weekend Motorcycle and Car Show
Who: Paragon Promotions, Sponsors and participants
When: May 25, 2008 from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Sun.
Where: Porter County Exposition Center & Fairgrounds Valparaiso, Indiana
Admission: $8/Adult, $2/Child

About Operation Ensuring Christmas:
Operation Ensuring Christmas was founded in October 2004 to provide financial, moral, and rehabilitative support to the children of fallen American troops. The organization provides children with personalized Christmas gift cards during the holiday season, as well as a “Christmas in July” theme park trip to Orlando, Florida. This support is to assist these children in recovering from the grief and trauma caused by the loss of a parent in war and to help them ‘be kids again’.

Operation Ensuring Christmas is a member of America Supports You, a nationwide program launched by the Department of Defense that recognizes citizens’ support for military men and women.

Paragons Promotion is the promotions division of Paragon Leather, a manufacturer and distributor specializing in motorcycle leather apparel and accessories as well as fashion leather apparel, Harley Davidson Boots and Riding glasses.

For more info on Valpo-Fest please visit www.Valpo-Fest.com or call Irfan Gill
@ (800) 800-3064.

For more information about Operation Ensuring Christmas please visit www.OpChristmas.org or call 321-251-7850.

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Operation Ensuring Christmas, Inc.
Robert mcDowell
321-251-7850
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www.operationchristmas.org

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