“We really wanted to do something to draw awareness to this world class memorial, while also bringing the community together,” stated Michael Holloway, board member of the Delaware County Veterans Memorial Association.
Newtown Square, PA (PRWEB) May 06, 2016
The Delaware County Veterans Memorial Association officially announces its’ inaugural charity event, The Give Blood, Give Sweat, Give Cheer Festival to be held at the Delaware County Veterans Memorial at 4599 West Chester Pike in Newtown Square PA from 9am to 3pm, with all net proceeds going to operations and education of the Memorial.
The festival will consist of numerous activities for all ages including a Blood Drive organized by The Red Cross, fitness inspired activities such as a 3 mile Green Beret Challenge, 5k trail run and a Yoga Session with Jennifer Schelter, accompanied by songwriter and chant artist Yvette Om. Fitness pioneer Pat Croce is a featured guest that will be in participation as well. Live music from Brian McConnell accompanied by Deejay Howard will entertain crowds throughout the day as patrons also enjoy access to a Kids Zone with bounce houses, games and exercise activities, food trucks and retail vendors as well as a beer garden.
“We really wanted to do something to draw awareness to this world class memorial, while also bringing the community together,” stated Michael Holloway, board member of the Delaware County Veterans Memorial Association. “The festival will highlight the dedication and sacrifice of all of our local military, past and present, in a fun and fitness inspired atmosphere. Families can enjoy an entire day of fun activities, all the while helping this local embodiment of our American Armed Forces and our local military heroes,” finished Holloway.
SAP, one of the world's largest software manufacturers headquartered locally in Newtown Square is the presenting sponsor of the festival and other local companies have also contributed to ensure the festival has the capital needed to be a success. Local companies of all sizes are encouraged to join SAP through various sponsorship opportunities by visiting http://www.bloodsweatcheerfestival.com/sponsorship.
“The fun activities of the Give Blood, Give Sweat, Give Cheer Festival, and the supporting funds that will help the Veterans Memorial to continue to grow will also allow us to draw attention to the American Red Cross’ constant need for blood donations,” stated Nicole de Botton Robinson, Delaware County Veterans Memorial Association Board Member. “Starting at 9am, visitors can donate blood at Paul Bunyan Crossfit’s fitness center, located directly next to the festival grounds. Afterwards patrons can enjoy the entire spectrum of the festival, and also 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.