The Del Mar - Solana Beach Optimist Club recently announced that Redmond Ramos will present his amazing life story "Success Through Struggle" at the club's Wednesday, April 11 dinner meeting.
Ramos followed in his two brothers' footsteps and joined the military at 18 years old to become a Navy Corpsman (combat medic) with The Marines. He deployed to Afghanistan as a combat replacement for 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, where he stepped on an improvised explosive device and lost his left leg. Ramos came home and decided to begin a life of motivating others and competed in track and swimming internationally for Team USA Invictus Games, Endeavor Games and Warrior Games, as well as competing on The Amazing Race and Triumph Games. For more information, visit successthroughstruggle.com.
The event will be held at the Lomas Santa Fe Country Club (1505 Lomas Santa Fe Drive, Solana Beach, 92075).Social time begins at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6:15 p.m. - $30 per adult. Reservations are required. Deadline: Thursday, April 5 by 8 p.m. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org