Topic: Military-Focused Initiatives
Media General’s ABC affiliate WTNH-TV New Haven, Conn. partnered with Til Duty is Done and the Mohegan Sun on the second annual “Vets Rock” expo and concert held Veterans Day. Over 3,000 veterans and their family members attended the free expo, which included an employment fair, professional attire fitting and 50 veteran service organizations. This number of attendees is nearly triple the 2015 debut. The event included a concert featuring Godsmack, the Dropkick Murphys, Tony Orlando and Madison Rising and raised $20,000 for local veteran’s organization Til Duty is Done. Throughout October, WTNH celebrated local veterans, sharing stories of sacrifice and achievement.
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