On Sunday, September 11th, members of 618 Jeeps hosted three “Back the Badge” Jeep rides to honor first responders and all they do for the community. A group in Madison county and another in St. Clair visited various police and fire stations in those counties to show their support. These two groups combined to participate in the new 9/11 Memorial unveiling in Belleville.
A third group visited police and fire departments in the Marion area and even grabbed some media attention. Both local channels WSIL 3 and KVFS 12 reported on the event.
- Back the Badge Jeep Run honors first responders (WSIL)
- ‘Back the Badge Jeep Ride’ honors first responders in southern IL (KVFS)
Thank you to all that participated in showing your support to these brave individuals who sometimes have to put their life on the line.