ST. LOUIS — Cardinals legend Ozzie Smith will join the "Rise Up For Heroes" initiative Monday evening to salute frontline workers.
Smith will be part of a six-unit "care-avan" that will parade through several St. Louis neighborhoods "to spread cheer where our frontline heroes work and live," the initiative said in a press release.
He'll be joined by St. Louis Cardinals President John Mozeliak and St. Louis Blues President Chris Zimmerman. St. Louis County Executive Same Page, American Red Cross of Missouri CEO Cindy Erickson, Fox Sports Midwest Host Scott Warman and Mercy Hospital St. Louis President Stephen Mackin will also be in attendance.
Starting at 5 p.m., the care-avan will visit Downtown Kirkwood, West Essex Avenue, Briar Hill Farm, Schnucks Des Peres, Berkley Manor, Missouri Baptist Medical Center, and Mercy Hospital.
The "Rise Up For Heroes" initiative is asking the St. Louis community to come together every night at 7 p.m. to "rise up" for frontline workers.
"Whether it is stepping outside one’s home, standing on one’s porch or opening a window to express gratitude and respect, the goal is to let everyone know that St. Louis applauds the bravery and commitment for those who are sustaining the health and well-being of everyone in the greater St. Louis metropolitan area," a press release from the initiative said.
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