Bob Hope USO to Greet Busloads of Marines with Entertainment from
MYfm and a Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner Prepared by LAX Area Hotels
LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bob Hope USO, an independent non-profit serving the troops and their
families throughout Central and Southern California, will host a
Thanksgiving celebration with hundreds of Marines that just finished
basic training at Camp Pendleton. Local airport hotels, including the
Hilton Los Angeles Airport, the Hyatt Regency, Sheraton Gateway, the
Westin, the Marriott, the Crown Plaza, the Renaissance, Four Points by
Sheraton, and the Gateway to L.A., will supply and serve a traditional
Thanksgiving feast to the troops.
MYfm will present entertainment for the troops and their families for
the entire afternoon, and local comedians will perform. Also, special
guests will greet the troops, including the Los Angeles Chargers players
and cheerleaders, the Galaxy Star Squad, the Kings Ice Crew, and iHeart
Radio’s Lizann Warner, Frazer Smith, and Rudy Moreno.
“The Los Angeles community has really come together to give these
Marines a holiday they can remember,” said Bob Kurkjian, executive
director of the Bob Hope USO. “Thanksgiving is one of those holidays
that is associated with families and while these men and women are about
to be deployed we want to give them as much of that experience as we
A team of volunteers from Activision, during their Day of Service, will
set up activities for the troops and their families, including games,
and a photo booth. Additionally, the Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA)
annual drive to support the troops will deliver donations during the
The event will begin at 12 pm and go until 6 pm at the Bob Hope USO at
Bob Hope USO provides direct service to over 100,000 military members,
their families and eligible military retirees in Southern California.
To donate, sign up for a volunteer position, or send supplies needed
from the current wishlist, please visit bobhopeuso.org.
ABOUT BOB HOPE USO
Bob Hope USO provides USO services and programming to members of the
military and their families across 50,000 square miles of Southern and
Central California. Bob Hope USO is an independent 501(c)3 non-profit
organization operating under a charter from USO, Inc., providing morale
and recreational services to members of the U.S. Military. Although
Congressionally chartered, Bob Hope USO is not a government agency and
relies entirely on contributions from patriotic Americans and
philanthropic corporations and organizations.
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