CHARLIE DANIELS & GARY SINISE BRING HOLIDAY HONORS TO THE TROOPS
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WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 8, 2014) – Charlie Daniels made a special guest appearance Monday, December 1st at the 2014 Christmas Concert for the Troops at The John F. Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. Daniels and his manager David Corlew are board members and co-founders of The Journey Home Project, which exists to assist other not-for-profits in securing funds to help causes that benefit Veterans of the United States Armed Forces.
Hosted by Gary Sinise and Miss America 2015 Kira Kazantsev, the Christmas concert also featured appearances from Kristin Chenoweth, Marlee Matlin, John Ondrasik, John Lloyd Young and Medal of Honor Recipient SFC Sammy Davis. Musical support was provided by Sinise’s Lt. Dan Band, The Fairfax Symphony Orchestra, Alyson Cambridge, Lexi Walker, Jenny and the Mexicats, Morris Robinson.
Bringing honor to the troops, the concert, presented by The Gary Sinise Foundation and Suzy and Bob Pence and Friends benefitted The USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore.
About Charlie Daniels
Charlie Daniels throughout his 50 plus years of creating his own new definitions of music, has scored hits on rock, country, pop and Christian charts. Skilled on guitar, fiddle, and mandolin, his contributions to country and southern rock are legendary on the path of platinum that’s carried him to virtually every music industry award and accolade presented across multi-genres.
He was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry in Jan. 2008 and has appeared in commercials for UPS and GEICO auto insurance, where he was featured playing fiddle in the television commercial. His volunteer spirit, support of American troops and down-to-earth philosophy has solidified his reputation as a true American patriot and Christian.
About the USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore
USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore is a nonprofit 501(c) (3) organization chartered by Congress, and dedicated to “serving those who serve, and their families” in Washington-Baltimore region. It is through the generous financial support of individuals and organizations in the local community that USO-Metro is able to fulfill its mission to “Lift the spirits of America’s troops and their families”. With the help of thousands of devoted volunteers, USO-Metro provides programs and services for active duty troops, their families, wounded, ill and injured service members and their caregivers through its Mobile USO program, six USO Centers, and four USO airport lounges. For more information please visit www.USOMetro.org or “like” us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter by searching USOMetroDC.
The Gary Sinise Foundation, is also a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization.
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