July 2, 2011 Ronald Reagan Centennial Celebration at Vail Lake
(Temecula) Vail Lake Resort is honoring Ronald Reagan’s legacy by hosting a day-long extravaganza on July 2 that is free to the public. The line-up includes Reagan’s oldest son Michael Reagan, Congressman Duncan Hunter, Jr. (Dist 52) as well as his father Former Congressman Duncan Hunter, Sr. The popular tribute band—CASHED OUT is one of the bands slated to perform.
Activities begin at 11:00 a.m. when the gates open and continue throughout the day and evening when there will be a fireworks display and showing of the movie Atlas Shrugged after sundown. The public is invited to take advantage of the many family-friendly activities—including kite flying, games, mimes, face painting, mini golf, swimming, and water slide.
Bill Johnson, CEO of Vail Lake believes it’s important for young people to understand the importance of Reagan’s legacy. “I’m thrilled that we have the opportunity to help the next generation understand the conservative values that leaders like Ronald Reagan espoused. We’re honored that Congressman Hunter, who served his country in both Iraq and Afghanistan is going to be on hand. He’s a great role model for young people.”Johnson said. He continued, “We’re throwing this party because we want families to come out and enjoy the beautiful surroundings and have fun celebrating our nation’s founding with thousands of other people who love this country of ours.
Event organizer Darrell Connerton agrees. “July 2 is a celebration of what’s good about America. As we’re commemorating President Reagan’s 100th birthday, we’re also celebrating America’s 235th birthday”, Connerton pointed out. “People are waking up to the fact that this is the best country in the world and that we have to return to the principles of limited government, free enterprise, lower taxes, and personal freedom and responsibility that have made us great in the first place”.
Food and beverage vendors will be on site throughout the day. Admission is free. Parking is $20.00 per vehicle. Guests wishing to register prior to July 2 can visit the web site at www.VailLakeResort.com. The event is endorsed by both the California Congress of Republicans and the Vail Lake Tea Party Patriots.
Vail Lake is one of the most affordable recreational destinations in Southern California. Located just eight miles off of Interstate 15 in Temecula, Vail Lake is the state’s largest private lake and is within 1-1/2 hours of 20 million people. The RV Resort accommodates over 1,000 RV sites and 500 tent camping sites. Vail Lake also frequently hosts concerts—providing seating for over 25,000 people.
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