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Date set for 25th annual salute to Scott AFB and Business Expo

The O’Fallon-Shiloh Chamber of Commerce, along with the city of O’Fallon and village of Shiloh are hosting their 25th annual Salute to Scott Tribute and Business Expo on Saturday, Nov. 9, Gateway Classic Cars in O’Fallon, from 10 a.m. to 2  p.m.

This event is organized by O’Fallon-Shiloh Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee to show appreciation for base personnel and to increase the awareness of the important relationships that exist between Scott Air Force Base, its families, and surrounding communities. Those who bring their military or government civilian identification card will get in free and have access to all the food, fun, and prizes.

Free hot dogs, chips and soda will be served 11 a.m. to  1 p.m.  There will be many local restaurants on-hand to provide “A Taste of.”  The O’Fallon-Shiloh Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a business expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The expo features displays from local businesses. These businesses, as well as all of O’Fallon-Shiloh, are happy to show their appreciation for those “who serve.”

Adults can enjoy the classic cars on display, and kids can have fun at the Kid Zone.  There will be mascots on hand to visit and Fredbird  will appear from noon to 1 p.m.

Stop by the information booth any time from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to register for attendance prizes. Names will be drawn at the end of the event and winners notified.

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of this event, supporters will be handing out a challenge coin to a limited number of families.  The coins represent discounts available to those who have them.

For more information on the Salute to Scott Tribute event, contact the O’Fallon-Shiloh Chamber of Commerce at (618) 632-3377.

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