EMMITSBURG, MD - Code Fearless is the inaugural benefit concert to honor our fallen heroes, their families, and all the firefighters around the nation who put their lives on the line without hesitation. This benefit concert will be held on Thursday, May 22, 2008 at the historic Roseland Ballroom in New York City to raise funds for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.
The evening will start with a special VIP Reception at 6:30 p.m. in the Roseland Ballroom, one of the most impressive venues in New York City. At 8:30 p.m., the FDNY Ceremonial Unit will kick off a showcase of great talent including the music of acclaimed rock band, Collective Soul; the group Downward Departure - featuring the song 343 in remembrance of the firefighters who lost their lives on September 11th; singer/songwriter Sam James; and a special firefighter band, comprised of New York City Firefighters.
Special invited guests include local officials from New York City, the Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY), and survivor families of fallen firefighters.
Proceeds from the concert will benefit the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.
About the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF)
The United States Congress created the NFFF to lead a nationwide effort to remember America's fallen firefighters. Since 1992, the nonprofit foundation has developed and expanded programs to honor fallen fire heroes and assist their families and coworkers. With the support of fire and life safety organizations and funding from Fireman's Fund and the Department of Homeland Security, the NFFF launched a major initiative to reduce firefighter deaths. Its goal is to reduce line-of-duty firefighter deaths by 25 percent in five years. For more information on the Foundation and its programs contact Ron Siarnicki at 410-721-6212 or visit www.firehero.org.
About the Code Fearless Concert
For more information on the Code Fearless concert contact Dan DeLuca at 917-553-9064 or to purchase tickets visit www.codefearless.com.