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Dana Hills High School football players—in special jerseys emblazoned with the names of guest military veterans— shared a pre-game meal with the vets before last year’s Honor the Valor game. Photo: Tony Tribolet/www.xpsphoto.com
Dana Hills High School football players—in special jerseys emblazoned with the names of guest military veterans—shared a pre-game meal with the vets before last year’s Honor the Valor game. Photo: Tony Tribolet/www.xpsphoto.com

By Andrea Swayne

The Dana Hills High School football team will face El Toro at their annual Honor the Valor benefit football game and fundraising event, Friday, Nov. 6 at 7 p.m.

The team will host a pregame dinner and postgame presentation of game jerseys to the 70 veterans to be honored at this fourth annual event.

In its first three years, the event has raised more than $75,000 for local veterans’ organizations but without major sponsorship this year, its continuation is in jeopardy.

Donations, to help cover the price of the dinner, special camouflage jerseys sporting the names of the guest veterans and donations to local veterans groups, can be made to the 12th Man Club, online at www.gofundme.com by searching the words, “Dana Hills Charity Football Game.”

The 5th Marine Regiment from Camp Pendleton will conduct static displays and a flyover is scheduled to take place during the National Anthem.

Tickets are $10 at the stadium. Dana Hills High School, 33333 Golden Lantern, Dana Point, 949.496.6666, www.dhhs.net.

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