Honor. Remember. Serve.
Memorial Day 2018
The best way to honor the fallen is to serve those who are still with us.
Announcing… the first annual HONOR WEEK. Concluding on Memorial Day, this series of events celebrates our veterans, first responders, and all in our community who put themselves in harm’s way in the service of others. The best way to honor the fallen is to serve those who are still with us.
Join us as we honor… remember… and serve those who serve us.
Thursday, May 24: Honor Lunch
Join corporate and community leaders at Rocketown in downtown Nashville as we honor standout moments of bravery and service in our community. We will award the first annual “Extraordinary Service Award” to an individual who has demonstrated courage and selflessness in the face of trial.
Sponsorships are currently available.
601 4th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37210
Monday, May 28: Memorial Day Service
A memorial service honoring the fallen will be held at the Middle Tennessee Veterans Cemetery including a the reading of names and a stirring rendition of patriotic hymns as we honor those who have gone before us and made a way for our freedom.
Friday–Monday, May 25–28: Meals That Heal
Support those who serve by eating at one of our Honor Week restaurant partners. A percentage of sales will be donated to REBOOT Combat Recovery, who helps veterans and first responders find healing from trauma and stress.
Schedule Of Events
Jack Browns Burger Joint
San Antonio Taco Company
11:30 - 1:00pm
Nashville National Cemetery
1420 Gallatin Pike S.
Madison, TN 37115
Reception will be hosted at the West Nashville VFW post 1970, 7220 Charlotte Pike
Become A Partnering Restaurant
Interested In Sponsoring?
Your restaurant can make a direct impact in the lives of hurting military and first responder families in our community by donating a percentage of sales towards stress and trauma recovery programs. Our goal is to raise $1,776 per supporting restaurant over Memorial Day Weekend, May 26–29.
Get Your Company Involved
Corporations across the country are giving back during Honor Week. With a $2,500 donation, you can enable up to 50 families to complete a stress and trauma healing course including curriculum, meals, childcare, one-on-on mentorship and a graduation celebration.
Funds Provide Healing Scholarships
The funds raised during Honor Week will be used to provide stress and healing courses to hurting military and first responder families in our community. These scholarships will include curriculum, meals, childcare, graduation materials and one-on-one mentorship.
For more information, visit their websites by clicking the logo below.
Donate to the Honor Week Initiative
For $22 per month, you will provide a trauma healing course scholarship to a hurting military or first responder family . These scholarships will include curriculum, meals, childcare, graduation materials and one-on-one mentorship.
About Honor Week
Honor Week is an annual Memorial Day event being established to remember, honor, and serve veterans and first responders in the Nashville community. All funds raised will benefit REBOOT Combat Recovery and Firstline.
FILMMAKER CH JUSTIN ROBERTS
Former U.S. Army Chaplain, Captain Justin D Roberts wrote, filmed, and directed the documentary, No Greater Love. In 2009 he was chaplain over one of the most suicidal battalions in the military and developed a care program that helped soldiers to connect and find hope.
Justin left the military with the goal to use No Greater Love to launch a veteran support campaign to help our nation's warriors reconnect with their local communities. The film has won eleven awards across the country and Justin was the recipient of the Santini Patriot Spirit Award and Best Military Filmmaker from the G.I. Film Festival. Justin is a graduate from Dallas Theological Seminary with a Masters in Biblical Studies and a Masters in Media Arts and Communication.
For his tour in Afghanistan he was awarded the Bronze Star and the Army Commendation Medal for Valor. He is happily married for the past 15 years to his wife Magen and they have a four year-old daughter named Gwenyth and a 5 month old son named Bennett.
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