Daniels, Flatt Awarded Patrick Henry Award

1418a - daniels 00889-flattOne of the most prestigious awards given to civilians by the National Guard Association of the United States was recently presented to Mr. Charlie Daniels and Mr. Clark Flatt.

The Patrick Henry Award is designed to provide recognition to local officials and civic leaders, who in a position of great responsibility distinguished themselves with outstanding and exceptional service to the Armed Forces of the United States, the National Guard or NGAUS. An individual must have distinguished him/herself over an extended period of time in their support of the Armed Forces of the United States, the National Guard or NGAUS.

Country Music legend Charlie Daniels has distinguished himself over numerous years by his untiring dedication to our nation's military. Traveling all over the world to entertain American troops has been a mainstay of Mr. Daniels touring schedule over the past several years. Charlie and the Charlie Daniels Band have performed in Iraq, Kuwait, Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Korea, Kosovo, and Germany, to name but a few. A true patriot and Tennessee Volunteer, Daniels recognizes the contribution of our military at the more than 150 concerts he performs each year.

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Charlie Daniels "Volunteer Jam" Set for August 12th at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena to Support The Journey Home Project

JHPgroupThe Journey Home Project Inaugural Event at The Palm Sells Out

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (September 19, 2014) – Charlie Daniels announces the legendary “Volunteer Jam,” which began in 1974 at War Memorial Auditorium when Daniels and his friends recorded a live version of “Fire On The Mountain,” will take place at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee, on August 12, 2015, to raise awareness and funds for The Journey Home Project. Tickets for Charlie’s Volunteer Jam will be available online at charliedaniels.com, thejourneyhomeproject.org, or through Ticketmaster starting Spring 2015.

“We are extremely excited that Charlie will be bringing the Volunteer Jam back to Nashville. Everyone can only guess who his surprise guests are going to be,” says The Journey Home Project board member Ed Hardy. “Charlie is a big man with a big heart. His love and passion for our troops and veterans is unparalleled. We definitely could not do this without him.”

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charliesunglassFeatured performers include David Rutherford, Mandy Barnett, Ryan Weaver and Rodney Atkins

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Charlie Daniels will host a benefit dinner at The Nashville Palm in support of The Journey Home Project. The tribute evening will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 9 starting at 6 p.m. and features a signature dinner, live auction, and celebrity entertainment.

The evening will begin with a cocktail reception for sponsors, followed by a silent auction and The Palm’s famous Surf & Turf dinner. Auction items include a trip to Las Vegas, two AR-15 custom guns, handwritten lyrics from Charlie Daniels and two Randall Hedden performance art paintings. Individual tickets for the benefit are priced at $250 per person, and tables for eight guests can be purchased at both the $2,000 and $5,000 levels.

The program is set to begin at 8 p.m. with performances from celebrity entertainers Mandy Barnett, Ryan Weaver and Rodney Atkins. Barnett is a world-class vocalist who originated the role of Patsy Cline in the theatrical performance Always… Patsy Cline. She now sings a modern yet retro country music set that is true to Nashville’s style. Weaver served in the United States Military for many years before leaving the Army to follow his dreams of music. He is now a country music artist and calls Nashville his home. Atkins is a renowned singer-songwriter and winner of an Academy of Country Music Award for New Male Vocalist of the Year. His songs celebrate living in the moment and he is able to express this passion through music.

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