Join Naperville Responds For Veterans when they host their annual “Strength and Honor” Luncheon beginning at noon on Wednesday, April 17, 2024, to honor and give thanks to Veterans.
The Luncheon will be held at Bobak’s Signature Events in Woodridge, 6440 Double Eagle Dr. An 11AM arrival and check-in is scheduled with lunch served promptly at noon. This year’s featured speaker is Dr. Ralph “Croker” Jones, U.S. Navy (Ret.).
Dr. Ralph “Croker” Jones has recently retired from the U.S. Navy where he served in multiple high level capacities. He has served as the medical director for multiple companies and served over 30 years in the Navy. While serving he spent time with the special operations community and served as Director of Surgical Services for Operation Nobel Eagle over 9-11. Dr. Jones has seen multiple deployments to the middle east and served both as a surgeon for both ground and sea units. He also is a recipient of the Purple Heart.
Dr. Jones is well versed in tactical and wilderness medicine and has attended multiple civilian and military schools to learn how to provide care in austere environments. Dr. Jones is a Wilderness Fellow and has completed the ISTM’s Tactical Medical courses. He is an accomplished Surgeon and has spent many years establishing himself as a world renowned surgeon and educator in both the military and civilian sector.
The luncheon is free of charge for Veterans and one guest (spouse, family member, care-taker, or good friend). Veterans wishing to attend are asked to RSVP through the Naperville Responds website by April 8.
The cost is $60 for individuals, $500 per table of ten and sponsorship opportunities are available. For more info and to purchase tickets, visit NapervilleResponds.org.