DALLAS, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The HALO for Freedom Warrior Foundation today announced that ticket sales are open for 'Weekend to Remember'; a 3-day event benefiting wounded American soldiers and their families. The 2nd Annual Weekend to Remember will take place March 7-9, 2014, with activities scheduled at numerous locations in and around Hamilton, TX. To view a list of all activities and to purchase tickets, visit http://www.haloforfreedom.org/2014-wtr---participation-sign-up.html.
The weekend honoring 33 Wounded Warriors from the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines will open with a benefit concert featuring Madison Rising on March 7th at the Ridglea Theater in Fort Worth and include a Western Themed Gala at the Circle R Ranch in Flower Mound, Texas on March 8th. Among the special guests and emcees attending: Medal of Honor Recipient – Ranger Active Duty Army SFC Leroy Petry, Medal of Honor Recipient – Army Col. Bruce P Crandall. Medal of Honor Recipient - Navy SEAL, LT Michael Thornton, Medal of Honor Recipient - Navy SEAL, LT Thomas Norris, Medal of Honor Recipient - Navy HMN1, ANG Col. Donald Ballard, USAF Col. - Astronaut Frederick Gregory, Army Air Corps Lt. - Calvin J. Spann of the Tuskegee Airman, Mike Olson, Professional NASCAR Driver, the Airborne Heritage Platoon, Nashville Recording Artist, Rachel Holder, plus many more distinguished guests (view the entire list here: http://www.haloforfreedom.org/guests-2014-wtr.html). If you have a friend or family member who served in the armed forces, treat them to a ticket to attend the Gala and meet these great heroes like themselves. Company sponsorships are also available. Purchase tickets at: http://www.haloforfreedom.org/2014-wtr---participation-sign-up.html
Live and silent auctions at the Gala are poised to raise additional funds to benefit the honored heroes. Unique opportunities for exclusive interviews will also be granted to the media upon special request. Media members and general supporters will also be able to participate in events like skydiving, NASCAR racing, helicopter rides, a golf tournament, a fishing tournament, and much more.
"The 2014 Weekend to Remember is sure to be an event you will not soon forget," said Dana Bowman, President and Founder of HALO. "The proceeds invest in the healing and recovery of America's service men and women and have a lasting positive effect on the lives of disabled veterans."
About HALO for Freedom Warrior Foundation – A 501(c)3 supporting America's healing heroes. HALO for Freedom Warrior Foundation was started to show that physically challenged people can still work and excel in today's society and military. The foundation emphasizes that "amputee" and "useless" are not synonymous. The organization provides support for wounded warriors as they face the many challenges they encounter during the rehabilitation, reintegration, and healing process. For more information, Contact Dana Bowman at 817-597-1826 or visit: http://www.haloforfreedom.org
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