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Dodgers Love L.A. Community Tour presented by Bank of America launches Monday

Week of service opens Monday with Dave Roberts serving as the Grand Marshal of the Kingdom Day Parade

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers will hold their 16th annual community service week from Monday, Jan. 21-Friday, Jan. 25 during the Dodgers Love L.A. Community Tour presented by Bank of America, the official Bank of the Los Angeles Dodgers. This week of community outreach and fan appreciation will include nine events and feature Dodger players, coaches, alumni and broadcasters as well as Bank of America employee volunteers making visits throughout the Southland. 

This year's Dodgers Love L.A. Community Tour presented by Bank of America highlights the team's commitment to the many different communities it serves, visiting with fans throughout the area from South Los Angeles (Kingdom Day Parade) to West Los Angeles (Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and Bob Hope USO) to Thousand Oaks, where the team will honor the memory of victims and host those affected by the Borderline tragedy for lunch. The Dodgers will also visit City Hall for a special proclamation, host events for the area's brave firefighters and military at Dodger Stadium, surprise and delight at a local Smart & Final and pose for photos with four-legged fans. 

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers will hold their 16th annual community service week from Monday, Jan. 21-Friday, Jan. 25 during the Dodgers Love L.A. Community Tour presented by Bank of America, the official Bank of the Los Angeles Dodgers. This week of community outreach and fan appreciation will include nine events and feature Dodger players, coaches, alumni and broadcasters as well as Bank of America employee volunteers making visits throughout the Southland. 

This year's Dodgers Love L.A. Community Tour presented by Bank of America highlights the team's commitment to the many different communities it serves, visiting with fans throughout the area from South Los Angeles (Kingdom Day Parade) to West Los Angeles (Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and Bob Hope USO) to Thousand Oaks, where the team will honor the memory of victims and host those affected by the Borderline tragedy for lunch. The Dodgers will also visit City Hall for a special proclamation, host events for the area's brave firefighters and military at Dodger Stadium, surprise and delight at a local Smart & Final and pose for photos with four-legged fans. 

The full schedule is below, with a week of events leading up to the team's annual FanFest presented by Coca-Cola and San Manuel Casino on Saturday, January 26 at Dodger Stadium. Members of the media interested in attending any Dodgers Love L.A. Community Tour presented by Bank of America events should contact the Dodgers' Public Relations department by replying to this email or calling (323) 224-1301.

Monday, January 21
11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Kingdom Day Parade
Dave Roberts will serve as the grand marshal of the 34th annual Kingdom Day Parade. The three-mile route will begin at Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Western Avenue and proceed west on King to Crenshaw Boulevard and then south to Vernon Avenue, where a post-parade festival will be held at Leimert Park.
  
Tuesday, January 22  
10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Justin Turner Day at City Hall
In recognition of Justin Turner's impact on the local community, the Los Angeles City Council will proclaim Tuesday, January 22, 2019 as Justin Turner Day in Los Angeles. 
Los Angeles City Hall

12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Enlistment Ceremony
Justin Turner and the Dodgers will host an enlistment and re-enlistment ceremony at Dodger Stadium for all branches of the military. Bank of America volunteers will provide a helping hand and Jason Gietter, U.S. Navy Veteran and Consumer Banking & Merrill Edge Region Executive, will address the enlistees. Following the ceremony, the new enlistees will be treated to lunch.
Dodger Stadium

Wednesday, January 23
11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. California Wildfires First Responders Luncheon/Batting Practice
Dodger players will host over 350 firefighters who battled wildfires in Southern California for lunch and batting practice. In addition, Bank of America executive Garrett Gin will give remarks and will be joined by Bank of America volunteers. 
Dodger Stadium

2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Smart & Final Surprise
Dodger pitcher Joe Kelly will surprise customers at a local Smart & Final location. 
Contact Dodgers PR for location

Thursday, January 24
2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Blue's Pet Family Photo Day
Joc Pederson will take photos with fans and their dogs, who will receive a Dodger dog t-shirt. Bank of America volunteers will support the event.
Sepulveda Basin Off-Leash Dog Park, 17550 Victory Blvd, Van Nuys, CA 91406

2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. USO Surprise
Austin Barnes, Kiké Hernández and Bank of America volunteers will surprise military members and their families traveling to/from deployment through Los Angeles International Airport's Bob Hope USO, delivering snacks and goodies.
Bob Hope USO at LAX, LAX Theme Building, Los Angeles, CA 90045

Friday, January 25
10:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.m. UCLA Health visit at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital
Dodger players (listed below) will visit with patients at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital.
Event restricted to media, footage to be provided to media.

12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Dodger players will visit with those affected by the Borderline tragedy in Thousand Oaks, honoring the memory of those lost, comforting survivors and thanking the brave first responders. Midge Campbell-Thomas, Bank of America Market President, Ventura & Santa Barbara Region, will address the gathering, and Bank of America volunteers will provide support.
Lundring Event Center at California Lutheran University, 130 Overton Ct.

Scott Alexander, Matt Beaty, Cody Bellinger, Walker Buehler, J.T. Chargois, Dylan Floro, David Freese, Rocky Gale, Kenta Maeda, Adam McCreery, Edwin Rios, Keibert Ruiz, Dennis Santana, Josh Sborz, Jaime Schultz, Brock Stewart, Ross Stripling, Chris Taylor, Justin Turner, Alex Verdugo and Dave Roberts are expected to attend Friday's events. 

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