Lt. Dan Weekend kicks off with free party in Brittlebank Park

  • Sunday, September 8, 2013

Friday, Sept. 13, marks the beginning of the fourth annual Lt Dan Weekend. This year the event will be in Charleston, with the kickoff party being held at Brittlebank Park from 6 pm to 10 p.m.

The “Party in the Park” is a new event included in the Lt Dan Weekend festivities. This will be a free evening of entertainment, where the Charleston community will have the opportunity to meet the involved veterans and learn more about the Independence Fund’s mission to provide independence to some of the most severely injured veterans of the War on Terror.

The Party in the Park will begin at 6 p.m. with a Charleston official welcoming the Independence Fund to Charleston and kicking off the Lt Dan Weekend.

There will be two fantastic bands entertaining that evening. Headrush, one of Charleston’s local favorites, and Blue Suede Soul, out of North Carolina. Headrush takes the stage at 6 p.m., Blue Suede Soul starting at 8 pm, with the evening concluding at 10 p.m.

Tickets and Will Call tickets, will be available for Saturday evenings concert, along with food, shirts, information and other materials involving the Independence Fund.

“This event will be a wonderful evening where the Charleston community can come out and have a great time, all while supporting these men and women that have given so much to our country.” says Karen Huling, volunteer and chairperson with the Lt. Dan Weekend. “What a fantastic opportunity to thank some of our countries true American Heroes.”

“The Independence Fund hopes that the Charleston community will join us for this wonderful evening. Bring your chairs, spread your blankets on the lawn and watch the sun set over the beautiful Ashley River, all while listening to some great music and spending time with the people who fought to support our freedom.,” she continues.

For Tickets and more information concerning Lt. Dan Weekend, please go to http://www.LDW4.org

The Independence Fund is an all volunteer nonprofit 501(c)3 organization that assists severely wounded veterans and their caregivers. http://www.independencefund.org.

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