The Forty & Eight Charitable Veterans Since 1920
501(c)(19) non profit, tax exempt
40&8 National Headquarters; 250 E 38th Street; Indianapolis, IN 46205
Contact: M. Anich firstname.lastname@example.org.
40&8 Veterans Convention - Media Opportunities
Green Bay, WI, Sept 15-19, 2015
INDIANAPOLIS September 2015 The national headquarters of the Forty & Eight cordially invites members of the News Media to the group’s 96th annual Promenade Nationale (national convention) at the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center, 2040 Airport Drive, Green Bay WI 54313, September 15-19, 2015.
There will be opportunities for interviews and videotaping colorful events, to include:
8:30 am Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015 Color Guard Competition: Wolf Room
11:00 am Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015 Children’s Clown Party: Grand Council Ball
4:30 pm Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015 Opening Ceremony, Flags, Memorial: Wolf Room
1:00 pm Friday Sept. 18, 2015 Awards (Hero, City, & Law Officer of the Year): Wolf Room
Parade locomotives will be on display nearby.
Among the awardees will be Forty & Eight’s 2015 Law Officer of the Year Sgt. Adam Johnson of the Austin Texas Police Department Mounted Patrol, who on Nov. 28, 2014, ended a downtown Austin shooting rampage, when Johnson, under fire and while holding the reins of two police horses, fired one round that instantly ended the threat. Johnson was awarded his department’s Medal of Valor.
The Forty & Eight is a charitable honor society of American veterans since 1920. Its official name is La Societe des Quarante Hommes Et Huit Chevaux, derived from the French railway experience of American troops in the First World War.
Forty & Eight’s National Media Kit is at http://www.fortyandeight.org/national-media-kit/ .
Convention questions? Contact 40 & 8’s Tom Orval at 920 699-5676.
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