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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

As part of Heroes Day 2013 on Thursday, October 17, people across Southern Arizona communites are invited to say "thank you" to first responders for the work they do all year long.

Now in its sixth year, the annual event recognizes law enforcement officers, firefighters, paramedics, Border Patrol agents and other first responders who work to keep the community safe and help citizens in times of crisis.

Among Heroes Day festivities, a complimentary breakfast or lunch is available for first responders at five Jack Furrier Tire & Auto Care locations from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

The public is invited to stop by any of the participating stores: 

5852 E. Speedway Blvd.

8080 E. 22nd St.

291 W. Ina Rd.

3002 N. First Ave.

7846 N. Oracle Rd. - on Oct. 17 to sign "thank you" banners or to drop off personal notes of appreciation to first responders

For more information visit www.520hero.com or www.facebook.com/heroesday 

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