Carolina Panthers and USO welcome military members and their families to Fan Fest at Bank of America Stadium

Posted by Press Release on August 7, 2015 at 10:21 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

CAROLINA PANTHERS AND USO OF NORTH CAROLINA HOST MILITARY MEMBERS AND THEIR FAMILIES AT PANTHERS FAN FEST

CHARLOTTE – When the Carolina Panthers take the field at Bank of America stadium for Fan Fest on Friday, there will be a special cheering section – military members and their families visiting from the Ft. Jackson Army base in Columbia, SC, and Shaw Air Force Base in Sumter, SC, as part of the Panthers and USO of North Carolina partnership.

The troops and airmen and their families will have an opportunity to enjoy performances by the TopCats, Sir Purr, PurrCussion and Black & Blue Crew and watch practice including individual drills as well as seven-on-seven, special teams and team periods. The event will be capped with a spectacular fireworks and laser show.

WHO: The Carolina Panthers and USO of North Carolina to host military members and their families from
Ft. Jackson and Shaw Air Force Base, including:
CPT Madonna McPhaul — Fort Jackson
SFC Keith Boone — Fort Jackson
SFC William Nelson — Fort Jackson
SFC Karega Heard — Fort Jackson
SFC Russell Bundy — Fort Jackson
MSgt Taliah Wilkerson — Shaw AFB
SrA Tyler Gurley — Shaw AFB
SSgt Kevin Canady — Shaw AFB
SrA Christopher Salyers — Shaw AFB
SSgt Gissele Hixson — Shaw AFB

WHAT: Panthers Training Camp Military Guests

WHERE: Bank of America Stadium

WHEN: Friday, August 7, at 6 p.m.

About the USO of North Carolina
The USO of North Carolina leads the way to enrich the lives of America’s military in the Carolinas by providing critical programs and services that improve their well-being. Its mission is to lift the spirits of America’s troops and their families. Founded in 1941, the USO of NC is a nonprofit, charitable organization, relying on the generosity of North Carolinians to support its programs and services. The USO of NC touches more than 575,000 lives annually, helping our troops and their families through education, wellness, transition assistance and resiliency programs across the state. Through the Every Moment Counts campaign in May, the USO of NC is rallying businesses and individuals during Military Appreciation Month to support our troops and create everyday moments that Americans take for granted. The USO of NC is a nonprofit, charitable organization, relying on the generosity of North Carolinians to support its programs and services. Combined Federal Campaign donors have joined thousands of individual donors, Bank of America, Cannon Foundation, Harris Teeter, Kangaroo Express, Lenovo, Marine Federal Credit Union, Walmart and other corporate partners to support the USO of NC and our troops. For more information visit www.uso-nc.org, and to donate, visit https://uso-nc.org/donate-now/.


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