Navigation Links
Chehalis Tribes Announce Benefit to Help Returning Combat Veterans
Date:4/7/2008

ROCHESTER, Wash., April 7, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chehalis Confederated Tribes will host a special benefit for returning combat veterans at The Lucky Eagle Casino May 17 and 18, tribal officials announced this week. The fundraising effort, appropriately named "The Return To Honor Veterans Benefit," will provide much needed support for the Dragoon Raiders Soldier and Family Fund and the Freedoms Foundation's Return to Honor Program.

"We're still educating the public about the good works of our beneficiaries and our efforts to help them, but the support we're receiving is truly heartwarming," said Chehalis Tribal Chaiman David Burnett. "We already have sponsorship commitments from Pepsi, Wells Fargo, The Olympian and Uhlmann Motors, and our team is busy contacting others every day."

The Dragoon Raiders Soldier and Family Fund is a local nonprofit organization based in Dupont, Washington, just south of Fort Lewis. The fund supports the soldiers and families of the Stryker Combat Brigade Team known as the 4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, United States Army. The organization provides goods and services to the families of soldiers killed in action, soldiers wounded in action, the families of wounded soldiers while the soldier recovers, and the families of deployed soldiers.

The nonprofit Freedoms Foundation is dedicated to upholding the values of freedom and Democracy. The Return to Honor program is designed to help returning veterans cope with the effects of combat stress and to ease the transition back to life in the United States.

The Freedoms foundation will be designating its portion of the proceeds from this benefit to soldiers based in Washington and Oregon.

The benefit weekend will feature a reception and dinner on Saturday, May 17, in addition to a performance of the critically acclaimed "Pieces of War," by Kenny Carnes, a theatrical rendition of the experiences of 12 diverse characters and how each is affected by war. Those interested in sponsorship opportunities or table(s) of 10 are encouraged to contact the Lucky Eagle Casino marketing department at (360) 570-5301.

A repeat performance of "Pieces of War" by Kenny Carnes will follow on Sunday, May 18, at 1:00 pm. Tickets are $20 in advance, and are on sale now at the casino box office. Proceeds and donations will benefit the Dragoon Raiders Soldier and Family Fund, and the Freedoms Foundation's Return to Honor Program. The general public may call toll free 800-720-1788 for additional information, or visit online at http://www.luckyeagle.com.

The Chehalis Tribes' Lucky Eagle Casino and Eagles Landing Hotel are located at 12888 188th Avenue Southwest in Rochester, Washington.


'/>"/>
SOURCE The Chehalis Confederated Tribes
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. EPA Plan to Evade Required Cuts in Mercury Pollution Challenged in Court by States, Tribes, Health and Environmental Groups
2. WebTribes Offers Online Home for Those with Illnesses
3. HHS Announces $75 Million in Supplemental Funding to States for Pandemic Flu Preparedness
4. CRC Health Group Announces Acquisition of Bayside Marin Recovery Center, San Rafael
5. UHW Announces: Antelope Valley Hospital Caregivers and Board Vote to Ratify First Union Contract With SEIU UHW-West
6. HEI, Inc. Announces Sale of RFID Division Assets
7. Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Ltd. Announces FDA Approval to Market Generic Version of Zyloprim(R)
8. Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Announces Webcast of Presentation at Thomas Weisel Partners 2007 Healthcare Conference
9. Z Trim Announces Revocation of Gregory Halpern Severence Agreement
10. Brooke Franchise Corporation Announces Selected July Results
11. Manor Care, Inc. Announces Record Date for Special Stockholder Meeting
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/20/2017)... ... 20, 2017 , ... Chuck E. Cheese’s® and Center for Autism and Related ... Chuck E. Cheese’s locations throughout New England, New York and New Jersey to provide ... the fun of visiting Chuck E. Cheese’s in a sensory-friendly environment. , After ...
(Date:2/19/2017)... ... , ... The Citadel’s new Swain Department of Nursing , along with ... Ph.D. Joseph was engaged by the college as a consultant to help build the ... a nation-wide search, she was selected to head the department as nurse administrator, assuming ...
(Date:2/19/2017)... ... February 19, 2017 , ... "At your fingertips" electronic access ... and the Delaware Health Information Network (DHIN) have partnered to improve connectivity of ... health information exchange, DHIN stores and shares real-time health data for more than ...
(Date:2/18/2017)... ... February 17, 2017 , ... Focused start-ups, not traditional ... industry, according to the recent NEJM Catalyst Insights Report on the New Marketplace. ... Catalyst Insights Council, a qualified group of U.S. executives, clinical leaders, and clinicians ...
(Date:2/18/2017)... ... ... Park Cities Pet Sitter President, Joette White, has been featured on Episode 304 ... episode, which was posted this week, features a 30-minute interview of White by Moore ... Sitter’s being awarded the 2017 National Association of Professional Pet Sitter’s Business of the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/19/2017)... Feb. 19, 2017   AC Group Inc. , ... ranking of vendors in the PMS/EHR healthcare marketplace, will ... system requirements to succeed in this ecosystem at HIMSS,17. ... together information obtained from over 200 ACOs, compared and ... and services companies that are providing different pieces of ...
(Date:2/19/2017)... , February 18, 2017 Marapharm ... to purchase a Medical Delivery Service with the specific ... transactions between qualified patients and caregivers. The delivery service ... located in the Coachella Valley, California ... Los Angeles area to the West, population ...
(Date:2/18/2017)... Feb. 17, 2017   Parker Waichman ... the rights of victims injured by medical devices, ... to call for better reporting. Congress required hospitals ... Safety concerns involving power morcellators and duodenoscopes prompted ... investigate how hospitals report injuries and deaths related ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: