Youth Activist Groups Honor Local First Responders on Sept. 11

Dallas County Young Democrats (DCYD) and Dallas Stonewall Young Democrats (DSYD) Host Barbecue for National Day of Service

Dallas (September 10) — The Dallas County Young Democrats and Dallas Stonewall Young Democrats are honoring service men and women with the “Serving Those Who Serve Us” Barbecue, this upcoming Friday at the Thurgood Marshall Recreation Center. The event begins at 6:30 p.m.

The Dallas County Young Democrats and Dallas Stonewall Young Democrats are partnering together to answer President Obama’s call to service by honoring our service men and women on Sept. 11, the National Day of Service and Remembrance.

President Obama started a national service initiative called “United We Serve”, this past June, aimed at encouraging Americans to volunteer to bring a greater level of visibility and responsibility for key social concerns. The intiative ends on Sept. 11 with a day of service.

When: Sept. 11 (Friday), 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Where: Thurgood Marshall Recreation Center

5150 Mark Trail Way, Dallas, TX 75232-1809

What: Food, games for all ages, prizes, fire truck tours, and more…

Admission is free to all firefighters, police officers, military personnel, reservists and the families of our first responders. A minimum donation of $5 is requested for non-first responder’s and families.

A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Dallas Fire-Rescue.

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