Steve Mackey, the president of Riverside, CA, Inland Empire Chapter 47, recently attended the annual Stater Bros. Charities Heroes Challenge Awards Banquet at the Riverside Convention Center, which honors Medal of Honor recipients and local men and women who have gone “above and beyond the call of duty” to help their communities.
Mackey and his wife, and Chapter 47 Vice President Mike Kennedy and his wife, sat with two Vietnam War MOH recipients at the event. Mackey was one of five people honored at the banquet for their work with veterans.
The honor includes a $15,000 donation to the charitable organization of the honoree’s choice. Mackey chose Chapter 47.