The American Freedom Foundation announces its 8th annual American Freedom Festival Washington presented by SKYDEX and CareerBuilder. The event will be held on Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. at the Patriot Center at George Mason University and will feature multiple platinum rock band, Daughtry. This annual concert honors our veterans and men and women of America’s armed forces while benefiting various organizations that serve and support veterans, active duty military, wounded warriors and their families throughout the country.
In addition, the American Freedom Foundation announces its partnership with CareerBuilder to create the 1st annual Veterans Job Fair to be held earlier in the day at the Patriot Center from 9am – 3pm. This exciting new addition to the American Freedom Festival Washington will bring together major companies from throughout the Washington Capitol Region to profile their services and provide employment opportunities for our veterans. Attending veterans will have the chance to talk with employers, submit qualifications, and even participate in job interviews on the spot. Attendance at the job fair is free and open to veterans and active duty military.
Tickets for the American Freedom Festival at the Patriot Center on Saturday, November 12 at 7:30pm are $39.50, $69.50, $89.50 and $139.50 (plus applicable service charges) and go on sale Saturday, September 10 at 10:00 am. Tickets will be available through all Ticketmaster outlets including the Patriot Center box office, online at www.ticketmaster.com
or via Phonecharge at 703-573-SEAT (7328), 202-397-SEAT (7328), 410-547-SEAT (7328) or 800-551-SEAT (7328).
Accessible seating is available for patrons with disabilities by calling 703-993-3035.
For information about the Veterans Job Fair, including sponsorships and other participation opportunities, please call Jim Hatch of MarCom Group at (703) 218-1600.
Military tickets will be available at a discount through the Patriot Center box office and ITT/ITR offices at the following locations:
Annapolis Anacostia Annex
ITT Office (Attn: Erin Baki) Nathaniel Roach, ITT Manager
89 Bennion Road Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling
NDW East Annapolis Naval Station 12 Brookley Avenue
Annapolis, MD 21401-1119 Washington, D.C. 20032
TEL: 410-293-9210 TEL: 202-433-2269
Fort Belvoir OSD/JS Welfare & Recreation
Mr. Ryan Moran, Com Ctr Mgr Ms. Lee Wheeler, Office Manager
Building No. 1200, Taylor Road OSD/JS Welfare & Recreation
Community Club) 1155 Defense, The Pentagon, Room 1B843
Fort Belvoir, VA 22060 Washington, DC 20301-1155
TEL: 703-805-4382 or 3714 TEL: 703-695-5338
Multi-platinum rock band Daughtry has scored 4 No.1 hits, garnered 4 Grammy nominations, sold over 7 million albums and played sold out concerts around the world in less than 4 years. Daughtry’s self titled debut was the fastest selling rock debut in Soundscan history and its follow up Leave This Town is the quintet’s second consecutive No. 1 album. The band is currently in the studio recording their new record due later this year. In addition to recording and touring, Daughtry is also dedicated to using its position to raise awareness about a number of charitable causes. For more information about the band, visit Daughtry’s Web site, www.daughtryofficial.com
About The American Freedom Foundation, Inc.
The American Freedom Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c) 3 public benefit corporation organized to honor the men and women of America’s armed forces and raise awareness for their service and sacrifices and raise money for various organizations that serve and support our veterans, active duty military, wounded warriors and their families. Special emphasis is directed to welfare and educational issues facing those wounded in action, those disabled and families and children of veterans killed in action in conflicts throughout the world. Throughout its short history, the American Freedom Foundation has made grants in excess of $750,000 to more than 30 military organizations. The American Freedom Festivals are a series of concert events that take place across the country featuring music performers, actors, athletes, dignitaries and other supporters, joining together to help support and fulfill the mission of the American Freedom Foundation, Inc.
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