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Arizona's largest water park 'saluting our heroes' this holiday weekend

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This Labor Day weekend our heroes got the chance to make a splash and have some fun at Wet ‘n' Wild.

The Valley water park held its annual "Salute to Our Heroes" event.  The event allows veterans, active military members and first responders to enjoy a day at Arizona's biggest water park for free.

"The numbers actually improved from last year, so we're happy the word is getting out to our active duty military and first responders.  Family and friends can come out and visit, it's a great day out for them," says Trevor Wilson of Wet ‘n' Wild.

The park also held a "Socks for Soldiers" donation drive with the group "Packages From Home."  The park goers were encouraged to donate a new package of socks in exchange for a discounted admission.

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