Support HER B.O.O.T.S., NABVETS of America, Embassy Suites Hotel, and Fayetteville State University are hosting signature events as a part of the 6th Annual Carolina Veterans Appreciation Expo. This weekend of events is open to the public to attend, and they welcome the support of the military and the community at large.
On Friday, July 26th, the Expo will kick off with a night of elegance, honor, live entertainment, impressive guest speakers, and recognition of outstanding veterans! This year the keynote speakers are Captain Lindsay Jefferies of Raleigh, NC--the first African-American female Blackhawk Helicopter Pilot in the North Carolina Army National Guard; Captain Donnie L. Cochran, former commander of The Blue Angels and the first African-American aviator selected to the United States Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron in 1986; and Dr. Sidney Jacobs, a Fayetteville State Alumnus, Air Force veteran, poet, and expert on re-entry issues. They will also have a special briefing by a suicide survivor, Mrs. Venessa D. Abram, MBA.
For ticket information and more details, call the number listed above.