WESTMINSTER (CBSLA) – Vietnamese-Americans commemorating the Fall of Saigon Thursday in Westminster also took time to thank the healthcare workers on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic.
At Warner Middle School on Newland Street, just steps away from the Vietnam War Memorial, volunteers created a giant thank you sign dedicated to honoring the nation’s heroes, past and present.READ MORE: Irv Cross, Former Rams Player And Broadcast Pioneer, Dies At 81
The volunteers set up 300 foam-core boards on the school lawn spelling out “Thank You, Heroes” and “Hy Sinh,” which stand for “sacrifice” in Vietnamese.READ MORE: Families Of Loved Ones Lost To COVID-19 Push For National Day Of Mourning
Each board will then be distributed to different families and organizations throughout Southern California to be decorated and signed with thank you messages honoring healthcare workers battling the coronavirus pandemic. The boards will then be mailed to hospitals across the nation.MORE NEWS: LA City Vaccine Sites Set To Reopen Tuesday, With Mostly Second-Dose Appointments
The sign was created by Nailing It For America, a volunteer group made of Orange County business professionals.