$10 K raised to support Marines and their families, local hero Capt. Sean Elliott honored

DANA POINT A yearly occasion committed to increasing money to sustain Militaries and also households of Camp Pendleton’s Fifth Marine Regiment likewise identified the current sacrifice of a local Marine.

Cindy as well as John Elliott, of San Juan Capistrano, were offered with a flag by Rep. Darrel Issa Saturday, July 22, complying with the fatality of their boy, Capt. Sean Elliott, on July 10. He was amongst 15 Marines and also one sailor killed when a C-130 collapsed in a bean field in Mississippi.

“It was extremely wonderful to see that the Dana Factor support system lagged us,” Cindy Elliott claimed complying with the event. “It suggests a whole lot to see that the area is supporting us.”

Complying with the acknowledgment, regarding 150 Militaries and lots of pupil volunteers from Dana Hills High College cleaned 325 automobiles. The occasion elevated $10,000 that will certainly profit Marines from the 5th Marine Program at Camp Pendleton and the Damaged Warrior Battalion.

  • Volunteers dry an SUV during a car wash to raise funds for the 5th Marine Regiment at Doheny Village Hand Car Wash in Dana Point on Saturday, July 22, 2017. (Photo by Drew A. Kelley, Contributing Photographer)

    Volunteers dry out an SUV during a car clean to increase funds for the 5th Marine Program at Doheny Town Hand Car Clean in Dana Point on Saturday, July 22, 2017. (Image by Drew A. Kelley, Contributing Digital photographer)

  • Luis Figueroa dries the windshield of an SUV during a car wash to raise funds for the 5th Marine Regiment at Doheny Village Hand Car Wash in Dana Point on Saturday, July 22, 2017. (Photo by Drew A. Kelley, Contributing Photographer)

    Luis Figueroa dries the windscreen of an SUV throughout an auto clean to increase funds for the 5th Marine Program at Doheny Village Hand Car Laundry in Dana Factor on Saturday, July 22, 2017. (Photo by Drew A. Kelley, Adding Digital photographer)

  • Sergeant Jordan Wiggins tries to attract customers for a car wash to raise funds for the 5th Marine Regiment at Doheny Village Hand Car Wash in Dana Point on Saturday, July 22, 2017. (Photo by Drew A. Kelley, Contributing Photographer)

    Sergeant Jordan Wiggins tries to draw in clients for a vehicle laundry to raise funds for the 5th Marine Regiment at Doheny Town Hand Automobile Clean in Dana Factor on Saturday, July 22, 2017. (Photo by Drew A. Kelley, Contributing Professional photographer)

  • Luis Salcedo dries the doors of an SUV during a car wash to raise funds for the 5th Marine Regiment at Doheny Village Hand Car Wash in Dana Point on Saturday, July 22, 2017. (Photo by Drew A. Kelley, Contributing Photographer)

    Luis Salcedo dries the doors of an SUV throughout a car wash to elevate funds for the Fifth Marine Program at Doheny Village Hand Auto Clean in Dana Factor on Saturday, July 22, 2017. (Picture by Drew A. Kelley, Contributing Professional photographer)

  • Josh West dries the bed of a truck during a car wash to raise funds for the 5th Marine Regiment at Doheny Village Hand Car Wash in Dana Point on Saturday, July 22, 2017. (Photo by Drew A. Kelley, Contributing Photographer)

    Josh West dries the bed of a truck throughout an auto laundry to raise funds for the 5th Marine Program at Doheny Village Hand Automobile Wash in Dana Factor on Saturday, July 22, 2017. (Picture by Drew A. Kelley, Adding Photographer)

  • From right, Joseph Colon and Richard Simonte dry the roof rack of an SUV during a car wash to raise funds for the 5th Marine Regiment at Doheny Village Hand Car Wash in Dana Point on Saturday, July 22, 2017. (Photo by Drew A. Kelley, Contributing Photographer)

    From right, Joseph Colon as well as Richard Simonte dry the roofing rack of an SUV throughout a cars and truck wash to raise funds for the 5th Marine Program at Doheny Village Hand Vehicle Wash in Dana Factor on Saturday, July 22, 2017. (Picture by Drew A. Kelley, Adding Photographer)

  • Lance Corporal Brandon Mitchell uses compressed air to dry the roof of an SUV during a car wash to raise funds for the 5th Marine Regiment at Doheny Village Hand Car Wash in Dana Point on Saturday, July 22, 2017. (Photo by Drew A. Kelley, Contributing Photographer)

    Lance Corporal Brandon Mitchell makes use of pressed air to dry the roofing system of an SUV throughout an automobile clean to raise funds for the 5th Marine Regiment at Doheny Village Hand Cars and truck Wash in Dana Point on Saturday, July 22, 2017. (Photo by Drew A. Kelley, Contributing Digital photographer)

  • Braden Cummings dries the grill of a coupe during a car wash to raise funds for the 5th Marine Regiment at Doheny Village Hand Car Wash in Dana Point on Saturday, July 22, 2017. (Photo by Drew A. Kelley, Contributing Photographer)

    Braden Cummings dries out the grill of a sports car during a cars and truck wash to elevate funds for the 5th Marine Program at Doheny Village Hand Vehicle Wash in Dana Factor on Saturday, July 22, 2017. (Photo by Drew A. Kelley, Contributing Photographer)

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For Jim Surber, that has the Capistrano Beach automobile laundry, holding the Elliott’s and also supplying a location to the Dana Factor Marine assistance group is something he was happy to do.

“You’re speaking about a supreme sacrifice,” he said of Sean Elliott. “Individuals shed view of just what those in the military do, particularly if you’re outside the military. I deeply value the sacrifice individuals in the military make.People provide up their entire lives, essentially and also figuratively.”

Surber claimed he thinks communities in South Area are especially encouraged to support the Marines as a result of the location’s distance to Camp Pendleton and due to the fact that many armed forces veterans reside in South Region cities.

“The auto clean was exceptional in a lot of ways,” said Terry Rifkin, executive supervisor of the Dana Factor Fifth Marine Regiment Support system which hosted the occasion. “Honoring our gold star household, Cindy and also John Elliott, and also highlighting an American hero was the best mission at the correct time. Every one of our volunteers; aquatic and civilian provided their really best to do their job with a smile as well as make the day a terrific success.”

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