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Honoring Arizona Military Women Concert RESCHEDULED!
October 10, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 3:00 pm MST$12.24
A CONCERT HONORING ARIZONA’S MILITARY WOMEN
THE CONCERT IS OPEN TO ALL WOMEN VETERANS, MEMBERS OF THE MILITARY, THEIR FAMILY’S, FRIENDS, AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC.
BE SURE TO ARRIVE BEFORE 11:30 SINCE THE HONOREES WILL LAND VIA HELICOPTER AT THE COMBS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
11:30 a.m. Join us for the Parade of Honor to Welcome our Honorees as they depart from the Helicopter.
11:45 a.m. – World War II and Korean/Vietnam Women Veterans Arrive Via Helicopter from H5 Helicopters, Piloted by Jeff Senour.
12:00 p.m. – Concert Kick Off!
Advance tickets through eventbrite are only $10. Tickets available at the door for $15. If you would like to donate a ticket, please do so at the Eventbrite site.
Veterans First invites you to a memorable, uplifing event to honor and celebrate the service of our Arizona Military Women through music by the amazing band featuring Jeff Senour and Called to Serve (CTS) (https://www.ctsmusic.com/).
Festivities begin with an entrance unlike any other! Our guests of honor will be WWII Navy Veteran Radioman 3rd Class, Ruth Ann Power, Korean/Vietnam War Veteran, Lt. Col. Jeanne Botwright, USMC Ret., and Joe Torrillo, a 9/11 survivor who was buried alive in the World Trade Center.
Important Facts About Women Veterans:
The total population of Women Veterans is expected to increase at an average rate of 18,000 women per year over the next 10 years. Women Veteran Population is 1,650,000 in the US and Puerto Rico with 46,399+ living in Arizona. In 2018, Women represented 9.2% of the total veteran population of 18.2 million. Percentages of Women Veterans Post 9/11-33.2%, Pre 9/11-23.3%, Vietnam Era 13.1%, Korean 3.0%, WWII 2.5% and Peacetime is 24.9%. Percentage of Active Duty Females: Army 19%, Marine Corps 9%, Navy 15%, Air Force 20%, and Coast Guard 14%.
CTS is an award-winning band led by Jeff Senour, a pilot-by-day and rocker-by night. From Hollywood films as an aerial film pilot, tv show host, speaker and singer/songwriter, our Renaissance man Jeff and his amazing band will inspire you live each day to the fullest and restore hope to our world. Jeff and CTS have made it their mission to inspire people of all ages to live the American dream and honor those who serve.
Proceeds will go to Veterans First Ltd. (VFL), Military Women Across the Nation (MWAN), Women’s Army Corp(WAC), and Women Veterans Programs at the 2021 Maricopa County Standdown.