Texas Festival to Benefit Families of Fallen Officers

FLORENCE, TX Oct. 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The 1st Annual Celebrating Heroes event will be held October 27-29 in Florence, TX and will feature a live concert by country music star, Army Veteran, TV personality and author Craig morgan.

All ticket proceeds from the three-day festival go directly to Fallen Blue, a recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Fallen Blue supports families of fallen officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving and protecting their communities. Through statewide grants, Fallen Blue works to ease the financial burden on families across the country because an officer’s family’s grief should not be compounded by financial problems. All of the charity’s administrative costs are covered by the generosity of a founding donor, allowing 100% of the donations to go to Fallen Blue’s mission.

“As a supporter of our nation’s law enforcement, first responders and military, Staccato is honored to be title sponsor of the 1st Annual Celebrating Heroes Event,” said Nathan Horvath, Chief Executive Officer of Staccato. “Celebrating heroes means bringing people together to recognize the duty, service and honor of those who protect our freedoms every day. and AceXR.”

Celebrating Heroes weekend will be filled with community, family-friendly celebrations, and viewer-friendly, engaging competitions. On Saturday, October 29, US Army veteran and chart-topping country artist Craig Morgan will honor law enforcement in a special live performance. The entertainment program includes:

  • A $100,000 Law Enforcement Championship featuring teams from across the country
  • A unique opportunity to engage with US Army General Scott Miller (retired) as he presents Leaders Never Stop Learning.
  • The Fallen Blue Ceremony with Master of Ceremonies Shermichael Singleton
  • Special Guest Appearances by Decorated Americans:
    • Gen. Robert B. Neller USMC (retired), 37th commander of the Marine Corps
    • Major General (retired) Mark O’Neil, US Army
  • The $100,000 RANK™ Championship featuring amateur and pro shooters including “The Greatest Shooter of All Time” Jerry Miculek and First USPSA Lady Grand Master Jessie Harrison
  • AceXR immersive virtual reality experiences
  • Climbing walls for children and more.

Celebrating Heroes offers various experience-level ticket packages. The 2-day Bronze Experience Package starts at $100 per person or $250 for families. Guests interested in premium all-access experiences can purchase Silver, Gold, and Platinum packs that include Fallen Blue commemorative pistols and the chance to be among the first to experience Staccato’s new pistol before it becomes available to the public is made. To purchase tickets, visit the Celebrating Heroes website at www.celebrating-heroes.com.

About Craig Morgan: A multifaceted entertainer, Craig Morgan has made a name for himself as a country music icon, TV personality, celebrated outdoorsman and patriotic Army veteran. One of country music’s most popular artists, Morgan has charted over 25 songs billboard and wows huge audiences with signature hits like “Bonfire”, “Almost Home”, “Redneck Yacht Club”, “International Harvester”, “This Ole Boy”, “Soldier”, “Wake Up Loving You”, “That’s What I love”. About Sunday” and his faith-filled tribute to his son Jerry “The Father, My Son and The Holy Ghost”. his coming God, Family, Country (Deluxe Edition) The album will be released on November 11th and will include the newly released track “How You Make A Man”.

Craig received one of country music’s highest honors when he was inducted as a member of the Grand Ole Opry. Before becoming a country music star and television sensation, Morgan served our country in the Army and Army Reserves for seventeen years. Morgan remains an avid supporter of American military personnel and has made more than 16 overseas trips to perform for our troops. He is a member of the US Field Artillery Hall of Fame and a recipient of the USO Merit Award. In 2018, he was awarded the Army’s Outstanding Civilian Service Medal, one of the highest honors the Department of the Army can bestow on a civilian in recognition of his significant service to our militaries around the world.

That year, Craig put his military-taught survival skills to good use in the new TV series, Beyond The Edge (CBS/Paramount+). Nine celebrities lived in the dangerous jungles of Panama, where they embarked on epic adventures and endured the most brutal conditions to raise money for their chosen charities. Craig participated in Operation Finally Home, which provides mortgage free homes and home modifications to wounded, ill and injured military veterans, first responders and their families in honor of their service and sacrifice to our country and community.

This fall, Craig released his gripping new memoir – God, family, country — in partnership with Blackstone Publishing. Describing all aspects of his inspirational life, he unveils never-before-seen stories including how he worked with the CIA as a soldier in Panama, fought sex traffickers as an undercover agent in Thailand, carved his own path to country music fame and lived his life through the deepest values: God, family, fatherland.

In October he brings the headliner on the market Operation Final Home welcomes God, Family, Country Tour 2022 with Craig Morganincluding a very special Veterans Day show on November 11th at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium.

Find tickets to see Craig on tour at craigmorgan.com and interact with Craig on YUDU by visiting YUDUsocial.com in addition to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and TikTok.

Media contacts for celebrating heroes:
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Image 1: Celebrating Heroes logo

Celebrating Heroes is three days of friendship, entertainment and competition to honor the service of law enforcement, first responders and the military. All ticket proceeds benefit Fallen Blue.

Image 2: Craig Morgan Country Artist

Craig Morgan country artists in concert

Image 3: Fallen blue logo

Fallen Blue is a 501(c)(3) recognized non-profit organization. Fallen Blue supports families of fallen officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving and protecting their communities.

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