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March 23 2004
NASCAR Show Car "America’s Car" coming to Albany
 
Salem, OR - The official NASCAR Show Car will be on display at the Linn County Expo Center, Willamette Events Building, 3700 Knox Butte Road in Albany, Ore. on May 12, 2004 from 1 – 3 p.m. The public will have the opportunity to be photographed with “America’s Car” and to sign their names to the “Support our Troops Banners. The goal is to collect 1.2 million signatures . . . one for every member of the National Guard and Reserve. These banners will then be put on display in Iraq, Afghanistan and other locations within the United States and overseas.
 
In addition, the Army National Guard will be setting up a military equipment display, a climbing wall and the Red, White and Blue HMMWV.
 
This event is sponsored by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) and the Oregon Army National Guard. ESGR is a Dept. of Defense Agency whose mission is to “Gain and maintain active support from all public and private employers for the men and women of the National Guard and Reserve as defined by demonstrated employer commitment to employee military service.
 
For more information contact:
 
Bob Elliott Executive Director,
 ESGR for Oregon
503.584.2837