|By PR Newswire||
|September 17, 2012 05:05 PM EDT||
NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Veteran Support (AVS) will present its second annual Initiative at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum (Pier 46 at 700 W. 46th Street at West Side Highway) honoring the U.S. veterans community on September 20th, 2012 at 8PM. The star-studded event - featuring headlining artists Grammy-Award winning R&B artist Ne-Yo and alternative rock group Third Eye Blind – brings together the New York financial community to benefit The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund, Wall Street Warfighters Foundation, the American Widows Project, the Center for Veterans' Mental Health within the Program for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Studies at the Weill Cornell Medical College's Department of Psychiatry, and the Veteran/Amputee Skin Regeneration Project at the Department of Dermatology at John Hopkins Medicine.
"We are always looking for ways to honor our servicemen and women," Omar S. Itum, Chairman of the Alliance for Veteran Support, Inc. said. "This event is a great way of saying thank you – a concert in their honor that also benefits amazing organizations."
General Wesley K. Clark (Ret.) will present keynote remarks before Ne-Yo and Third Eye Blind take the stage. Ticket prices are General Admission $250. VIP tickets are $350. To purchase tickets go to http://www.allianceforveteransupport.com/tickets.
About ALLIANCE FOR VETERAN SUPPORT
The Alliance for Veteran Support, Inc. (AVS) (501(C)(3) status pending) was created in 2011 by Omar S. Itum to provide fiscal support to organizations and research benefitting the veterans' community. The premiere benefit for AVS raised $1,000,000 for the Wounded Warriors Family Support Initiative. For more information: http://www.allianceforveteransupport.com.
Grammy-Award winning singer, songwriter, composer, & producer, Ne-Yo has produced three No. 1 albums, sold more than 10 million copies worldwide & collaborated with everyone from Michael Jackson to Tim McGraw. He has penned number one hits for Beyonce, Rihanna, & Mario, & chart toppers for Celine Dion, Mary J. Blige, & more. Ne-Yo's albums have gone platinum & produced a slew of top 10 hits. Hollywood has also embraced him. He has written music for films like "The Princess and the Frog" and "Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire" and has appeared in films including "Stomp the Yard" & "Save the Last Dance 2". For more information: http://www.neyothegentleman.com
About THIRD EYE BLIND
Since 1997, San Francisco's Third Eye Blind (3EB) have recorded three best-selling albums & assembled one career retrospective. Led by Stephan Jenkins, 3EB won wide success during a tumultuous period when the major-label recording industry was losing its grip on an enterprise that for decades it had dominated. 3EB, however, have gained artistic clarification and a fan base larger than ever. 3EB now write, tour, record, and communicate in a fluid new world where their music continues naturally to evolve. Their exchange with their audience is unfiltered.
SOURCE Alliance for Veteran Support
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