Produced by My Silver Boots LLC, in cooperation with Fore Honor Golf & Event Center at Deer Creek USA, the inaugural Red, White, and Blues golf, and entertainment event will celebrate and honor veterans and their families. The all-day festival will entertain you with an 18-hole golf tournament, world-class BBQ, live country and blues music, silent auction and 50/50 raffle, local sports celebrities, and a chance to connect with veterans, veteran business owners, community non-profit partners and the Mindset Vet/VetFestLive Founder Mark E. Green, author of Warrior’s Code 001 and Step Out, Step Up. There will be 2,000 autographed copies of Step Up, Step Out, distributed post-event along with a code for all attendees to download a special premiere edition ebook version of Warrior’s Code 001. Thank-You Deployment winners via community partner, OSD will be recognized at the event.
Premiere Sponsor, Gold Star Harley-Davidson, has donated a very special tribute motorcycle, Black Ops II, to the Cadet Thomas Surdyke Memorial Foundation. The winning ticket will be drawn at VetFestLive with 100% of the proceeds of the raffle benefiting CTSMF. Tickets are available online until August 26 at the Cadet Tom Website and may also be purchased at the Gold Star Harley-Davidson dealership, at the Fore Honor Golf & Event Center, or at VetFestLive on September 1. The winner of the Black Ops Motorcycle will be drawn and announced on site with proceeds going to the Cadet Thomas Surdyke Memorial Foundation.
The day will kick off with the inaugural Warrior’s Code 001 Golf Tournament with registration at 7:00 a.m. and a shotgun start at 8:00 a.m. followed by the inaugural VETFESTlive Music Festival from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., an afternoon and evening of good food, drinks, and great blues with Electric Rev Jimmie Bratcher and country music with Big Time Grain Company. Special musical guests will be on the patio, Buddy Green, and the Hydroponics.
After the tournament, gates open to the general public at 11:00 a.m. Event admission for the afternoon and evening festivities starts at $19 per person and $5 parking per vehicle. Meet, greet, eat, connect with vets, families, attendees, and sponsors. Autograph signings will be available with Major League Baseball legend and sports personality Ricky Horton, NFL great Andy McCollum of the Rams. All net proceeds of VetFestLive are divided 50/50 to benefit community partners OSD and the Cadet Thomas Surdyke Memorial Foundation. Proceeds from concessions and parking fees go to the Fore Honor Foundation, which provides Honor, Respect, PTSD Healing, Wellness, and Free Daily Green Fee Honor Memberships for all who Serve, Protect, Defend, & Sacrifice: Military, Veterans, and First Emergency Responders.