Free 'Valentines for Veterans Concerts' Honor Veterans Across the Country
Help Hospitalized Veterans Co-Sponsors Concert Series in Support of National Salute to Hospitalized Veterans Week
The concerts span over three days,
A broad range of musical talent will be performing at each concert, including performances by The Spinners, The Tams, The Embers,
National Salute to Hospitalized Veterans Week is an official VA program that is celebrated at Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers across the country. While this annual week long celebration, formerly called "No Greater Love Week," dates back as far as 1978, the "Valentines for Veterans Concert" series was conceived in 2007, and was inspired by a love story between a severely wounded
Concert organizers met the young man and his wife on Valentines Day, when he was being treated at the local VA in
In addition to the "Valentines for Veterans Concerts," HHV sponsors several other high profile national events with the VA such as the National Veterans Creative Arts Festival and the National Veterans Golden Age Games. HHV's sponsorship of these events demonstrates continued support of two important goals that drive their mission: to help aid American veterans in their recovery and to increase community awareness of the many ways in which to get more involved in helping the troops that have served our country.
"Valentines for Veterans Concert" Series Particulars:
TAMPA, FLORIDA When: Thursday, February 12, 2009 Where: Florida State Fairgrounds, Tampa Florida Featuring: The Spinners and Little Anthony and The Imperials Expected: 5,000+ CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA When: Friday, February 13, 2009 Where: The Cultural and Civic Auditorium (Old Sterett Hall), Charleston, South Carolina Featuring: The Tams and The Embers (popular groups of the southern region) Expected: 1,000+ CLEVELAND, OHIO When: Friday, February 13, 2009 Where: Cleveland, Ohio Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum Featuring: Little Anthony and The Imperials Expected: 800+ PRESCOTT, ARIZONA When: Saturday, February 14, 2009 Where: Yavapai College Performance Hall, Prescott, Arizona Featuring: Russell Thompkins, Jr. and The New Stylistics Expected: 1,500
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