The American Legion, Department of California is hosting The American Legion Walk for Veterans on December 16, 2016 that will be led by National Commander Charlie Schmidt. The purpose of this free 1-mile community awareness walk is to (1) raise awareness about veterans and The American Legion’s positive impact on communities nationwide, (2) bring attention to the many great services The American Legion provides (e.g., advocacy for veterans benefits, job fairs, family support through Temporary Financial Assistance), and (3) bring attention to veterans who served their country and paid the ultimate sacrifice.
All participants will be required to sign a Release and Waiver of Liability form available for download at the American Legion, State of California Web site (www.calegion.org). Participants under 18 years of age will be required to have their parent/legal guardian consent to their participation by signing the release form. The complete and signed form should either be scanned and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by December 15 or provided at the time of check-in on December 16 prior to the start of the walk.