This year's American Airlines Freedom Breakfast is being held at the Sheraton Hotel (formerly the Blake Hotel)! More than 700 veterans, sponsors and guests gather annually for the Freedom Breakfast to celebrate Veterans Day. The event, with guest performers, honors those who have served our country in the Armed Forces.
DATE & TIME
Date: Monday, November 13, 2017
Time: 7:30am – 9:00am
Hotel: Sheraton Hotel, 555 South McDowell St., Charlotte, NC 28204
Parking: Free parking at the Sheraton Hotel
Individual tickets are $80 each.
Tables of 8 are $650.
FREEDOM AWARD PRESENTATION
Last year’s Freedom Award recipient was 10-year-old Myles Eckert from Ohio. You may remember Myles’ story from February 2014 when he found a $20 bill in the parking lot of a Cracker Barrel in Ohio. Myles saw a service man in uniform and wrote him a note with the $20 bill enclosed, to pay it forward. Watch the video story below.
Each year, the Carolinas Freedom Foundation presents its prestigious Freedom Award to an individual or a group who has distinguished him/herself by serving our country and its citizens selflessly, and with total dedication to further the cause of freedom. Past winners include General Hugh Shelton, former Mayor John Belk, Senator Jesse Helms, Ross Perot, World War II veterans, the USO, the Medal of Honor Society, former POW COL Quincy Collins, portrait artist Kaziah Hancock, Purple Heart Homes, Roddey Dowd, Sr. and Dr. Charles Tsui (Charlie Two Shoes).
PATRIOTIC ART CONTEST
The breakfast is also the time CFF honors high school and middle school students winners of this annual competition.
The American Airlines Freedom Breakfast will take place on Monday, November 13, 2017 from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the Sheraton Hotel (formerly the Blake Hotel), 555 South McDowell St., Charlotte, NC 28204. Click here to purchase individual tickets and tables.
The Carolinas Freedom Foundation is a 501-C-3 Non-Profit Organization Tax # 56-2024977. To contact Carolinas Freedom Foundation: Call – 704-553-7077 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for table sponsorships and table assignments is November 6, 2017.
American Airlines Freedom Breakfast Information
November 13, 2017
Time:7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Location:Sheraton Hotel (formerly the Blake Hotel) 555 South McDowell St. Charlotte, NC 28204
Cost:Individual tickets are $80 each. Tables of 8 are $650 each.
Registration Deadline:Deadline for table sponsorships and table assignments is November 7, 2017
WREATH LAYING CEREMONY
In a solemn ceremony to honor all veterans who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces, the Carolinas Freedom Foundation conducts an annual Wreath Laying Ceremony in Uptown Charlotte. This corresponds with the signing of the WWI Armistice or end of War I, which was held on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918 marking the end of hostilities with Germany.
Wreath Laying Ceremony
November 13, 2017
Location:Trade & Tryon Streets in Uptown Charlotte