The Greatest Generations Foundation is hosting an event to honor veterans and to award the Legion of Honour medal to Captain Malvin Walker of U.S Army.
Online PR News – 08-November-2012 – Denver – DENVER— November 6, 2012 – In recognition of Veterans Day, The Greatest Generations Foundation, is honoring Denver’s veterans by hosting, “A Mile High Salute” celebration event Friday, November 9, 2012.
The Greatest Generations Foundation is a non-profit organization that honors the sacrifices that veterans have made and preserves the legacies of these heroes by providing opportunities for veterans to return to their former fields of battle. The trips not only bring closure for veterans, but current brothers in arms and younger generations are being educated of the importance of fighting for the freedoms we enjoy today.
Also at this event, Honorary Consul in Denver, Mr. Jeffrey Richards will present the Legion of Honour medal to Captain Malvin Walker of the United States Army. The Legion of Honour is the highest decoration in France, established by Napoleon Bonaparte. Walker was inducted into the U.S. Army in July, 1942 and made his was to platoon leader of Company L on Omaha Beach on D-Day. He was wounded, but returned to combat to fight through northern Germany with the 29th Infantry Division.
According to Timothy Davis, Founder and President of The Greatest Generations Foundation, “Denver area veterans have a true story to tell, and we want to help tell their stories. This is an event that will bring the community together to celebrate and recognize their contributions to our local community.”
“A Mile High Salute” is a ticketed event that will be held at Earl’s Kitchen and Bar in Cherry Creek North. This will be a night of drinks, appetizers and entertainment to honor Denver’s veterans and raise funds for the foundation’s upcoming Prisoner-of-War program to Berlin, Germany, which will support ten Colorado WWII veterans in their journey.
A cocktail reception will be followed by an intimate concert featuring local music favorite, Opie Gone Bad. The event will run from 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. and complimentary valet will be offered. Tickets are still available; visit http://milehighsalute.eventbrite.com/ to buy your tickets today.
For more information about The Greatest Generations Foundation please call 303-331-1944 or visithttp://www.tggf.org/. Find them on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, their “Our Final Return” blog or on Flickr.
About The Greatest Generations Foundation
The Greatest Generations Foundation is an IRS 501(C)(3) organization dedicated to honoring veterans of all conflicts by preserving the freedom for which they fought and the patriotism that they epitomized by perpetuating to other generations their stories of duty, honor, and sacrifice and their love of country through the avenue of youth education so that their greatness and our promise to ‘Never Forget’ engenders a more interconnected and harmonic world.
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