Oklahoma veterans groups chosen for PatriotFest grants

Route 66 Main Street in Tulsa is proud to announce the organization has chosen recipients to share in PatriotFest 2019 proceeds.

Northeastern Oklahoma organizations working with veterans or advancing veterans causes were considered to receive a portion of the proceeds generated from PatriotFest.

A news conference will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 18 at the Route 66 Historical Village to present checks to the awardees. The Route 66 Village is located at 3700 Southwest Blvd.

The Main Street president and chair of PatriotFest will be available for media comments, along with other members of the committee and grant recipients.

This year’s presentations will be made to representatives from the following organizations:

American Legion Billie A Hall Post 17, Sand Springs
Northeastern Oklahoma Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Commerce
Oklahoma Blue Star Mothers, Tulsa Chapter
Daniel Webster High School JROTC

PatriotFest is held leading up to Memorial Day in West Tulsa and is organized by Route 66 Main Street. It brings together thousands to celebrate brave Americans who have answered the call of duty.

Attendees peruse dozens of vehicles in the car show and enjoy military displays, street food, live music, vendors and a classic Americana pin-up contest. Car show entrants also cruise in a parade down historic Route 66.

Organizations chosen to share in the funds raised are announced around Veterans Day. 

Route 66 Main Street is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization under the Main Street America umbrella. The group is focused on historical preservation, economic vitality, revitalization and community spirit along the Route 66 corridor from downtown Tulsa to the Red Fork District.

 

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