Jon’s Mission: 3rd Annual Fundraising event raises awareness for Veteran Suicide

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On Saturday, October 10 Jon’s Mission For 22 will be hosting their Third Annual fundraising event in Ray City, Georgia to honor the life of US Army Veteran, Jonathon Busbin who lost his battle to PTSD on October 14, 2017. This event is being held at Possum Creek Off-Road Park, gates will open at 9:00 A.M., this will allow visitors the opportunity to ride down the Trail for 22. This trail is unlike any other, the trail will be lined with American flags and pictures with descriptions of over 80 veterans who have lost their battle to PTSD.

In addition to the Trail for 22, Jon’s Mission will be hosting a Hero Ride, this will allow participants the opportunity to take photos of veterans from the Trail of 22 and honor them throughout the day. At the end of the evening, the photos are returned with personal messages written on the back and mailed to the veteran’s family. At 11:30 A.M. Jon’s Mission will host a special presentation to honor seven families who have lost a veteran to suicide, this will be directly followed by the singing of our National Anthem and a presentation of colors alongside the 21 gun salute and performance of taps.

Jon’s Mission will have several special guests onsite providing information, support, and respect to everyone in attendance. Specials guests include National Veteran Resources, Veteran K9 Solutions, Project Zero, Veteran Education Connection, South Georgia Fitness Center, Mission 22, Representative Penny Houston, and many more.

There will be a Show & Shine contest for local jeep clubs to participate in. There will also be multiple raffle items up for grabs that range from gift certificates to patriotic home décor.

Everyone is welcome, an off-road vehicle is not required to attend. However, if you would like to ride in an off-road vehicle once you are there, there will be volunteers willing to give you a ride. For more information please visit www.jonsmissionfor22.com or visit their Facebook and Instagram pages.

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