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'Salute to Blue' gets green light

Original post made on May 20, 2009

The Danville Town Council gave its go ahead to a large scale downtown fundraiser May 31 to benefit the family of slain Oakland Police Officer Sgt. Irvin Romans, called "Salute to Blue."

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, May 19, 2009, 6:19 PM

Comments (5)

Posted by Rick, a resident of Danville
on May 20, 2009 at 8:57 am

This is awesome. This is how a community supports their own. God bless the Romans.

Posted by Louise, a resident of Danville
on May 20, 2009 at 9:07 am

I oppose closing main streets for another event even if it is for a police officer killed in the line of duty. Also, the organizer said this is a "family event". I don't get it: a wine stroll for families on a Sunday? People out with their kids, drinking and partying. Great idea. Most people with kids won't be out Sunday drinking. They are home in their own backyards where it is safer and cheaper. Let's hope the Danville police are out catching the drinkers when they leave the event and drive home. Good concept but wrong venue.

Posted by Barb, a resident of Danville
on May 20, 2009 at 11:12 am

I don't understand what's the issue regarding closing the street.... traffic is NOT shut is just detoured.... what a small inconvenience compared to living with the loss of a husband, father and one of our own guardians.....

Posted by Cynthia, a resident of Danville
on May 28, 2009 at 6:47 pm

What a great way to support the family of a Danville resident. Thank you for all of the outpouring of support that the Danville community has shown to the Romans family!!!

Posted by Kevin, a resident of Danville
on May 31, 2009 at 1:19 pm

What an awesome tribute to a real American hero! This is why my wife and I love Danville so much.

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