Dodgers Set to Host 16th Annual ‘Dodgers Love LA Community Tour’

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LOS ANGELES, CA – APRIL 21: General view of Dodger Stadium during the game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Washington Nationals on April 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images)

The Los Angeles Dodgers will host their ‘Dodgers Love LA Community Tour’ for the 16th straight year this week.

The list of events is below via Dodgers PR:

Monday, January 21 – 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 – 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.

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.

Wednesday, January 23 – 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.

Smart & Final Surprise

Dodger pitcher Joe Kelly will surprise customers at a local Smart & Final location.

Thursday, January 24 – 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.

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.

Friday, January 25 – UCLA Health visit at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital

Dodger players will visit with patients at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital.

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.

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.


Author: Vince Samperio

Vince Samperio is the creator of Chavez Ravine Fiends. He is currently the senior social media manager at Officialize and resides in San Diego. Vince was formerly a social media programmer at Bleacher Report, and the social media manager and associate editor of Dodgers Nation.

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