NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa., Aug. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Delaware County Veterans Memorial Association officially
Former NFL wide receiver Vance Johnson and Veteran Silver Star US Air Force Captain Ralph Galati are this year's special guest speakers. Mr. Johnson will be signing autographs and sharing his inspiring story as a former NFL star, his journey to sobriety and the life-saving work he does for festival sponsor, Futures Recovery Healthcare. Captain Galati will share his experiences as a POW at the Hanoi Hilton camp and how he is impacting Veterans today.
The festival will consist of numerous activities for all ages including a Blood Drive Sign Up organized by The Red Cross and fitness inspired events such as a 5k trail run, and kids run as well as various fitness challenges. Live music from Fender Jackson will entertain crowds throughout the day as patrons also enjoy access to a Kids Zone with bounce houses, games and exercise activities. Access to these activities and the Kids Zone is free for all visitors, with entry fees for the 5k Trail run at $25 per entrant and $5 per entrant for the kids runs. P.J. Whelihan's of Newtown Square will be featuring their own food truck and sponsor the beer garden with various items for purchase throughout the day.
"The last 2 years of the festival have been a true community success and we're excited to bring more awareness and support to this world class memorial, while we highlight the dedication and sacrifice of all of our local veterans," stated Nicole de Botton Robinson, board member of the Delaware County Veterans Memorial Association. "For the third year in a row we are blessed to have the commitment of our presenting sponsor, SAP, as well as a multitude of other generous sponsors including P.J. Whelihan's of Newtown Square. We're looking forward to sharing a day of free fun and fitness inspired activities with local families and residents while helping this local embodiment of our American Armed Forces and our military heroes," finished Robinson.
SAP, the world's fourth largest software developer headquartered locally in Newtown Square, is the presenting sponsor of the festival for a third year. Other local organizations such as Main Line Health Systems, GMH Mortgage Services, National Realty Corporation, Apple Vacations, Dilworth Paxson, Villanova University and many others have also contributed to the event, ensuring the festival fiscal success once again. Local companies of all sizes are encouraged to join SAP through various sponsorship opportunities by visiting http://www.bloodsweatcheerfestival.com/sponsorship.
"The Give Blood, Give Sweat, Give Cheer Festival and the supporting funds that will help the Veterans Memorial continue to grow also draws attention to the American Red Cross' constant need for blood donations throughout the year in our area," stated Robinson. "Starting at 9am, visitors can sign-up for a blood drive to be held at Paul Bunyan Fitness at a later date and enjoy the variety of activities and vendors of the family festival while they cheer on their loved ones in the fitness events," finished Robinson.
For more information regarding sponsorship opportunities, registering for the festival events, blood donation or volunteering for the event, please visit http://www.bloodsweatcheerfestival.com, or email at info(at)bloodsweatcheerfestival(dot)com.
About The Delaware County Veterans Memorial The Delaware County Veterans Memorial Association's Mission is to pay tribute to the service and sacrifices of the brave men and women of our Armed Forces. The Memorial serves as a place to learn about war and conflict in U.S. history; a place to reflect upon bravery and sacrifice; and a place to honor those who serve to defend our rights-yesterday, today and tomorrow.
About SAP SAP is the world's leading provider of business software, offering applications and services that enable companies of all sizes across more than 26 industries to become best-run businesses. http://www.sap.com
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