Benefit concert supports local veterans, RiverMills Senior Center in Chicopee

Veterans Voices

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – A patriotic concert was held in Chicopee Sunday afternoon.

Dan Kane and Friends hosted a benefit concert at the Chicopee High School auditorium.

The benefit concert provided free admission to all veterans as well as helping fund improvements to the city’s RiverMills Senior Center.

The concert had a special patriotic theme which included veterans and service members!

“We owe our veterans so much and so this is our way, the friends way of saying how can we commemorate Veterans Day,” concert chairman Al Picard told 22News. “We felt let’s put together a wonderful patriotic themed concert.”

Members of the Chicopee High School ROTC took pride in the musical salute to Chicopee veterans of many wars.

Tickets for Sunday’s event was $15 and donations were welcomed to support a veteran and spouse to attend the concert for free and enjoy the entertainment.

If you wish to make a donation to the “Ticket-For-A-Vet”, donors may forward a check in the amount of the number of tickets you wish to donate to FRIENDS of RiverMills Center, 5 West Main Street, Chicopee, MA 01020.

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