Switchfoot to Perform May 18 in Exclusive South Florida Show to Benefit The Salvation Army Featuring the Robertson Family, from A&E's Duck Dynasty Television Series
Contact: Teri Hansen, 239-267-2638, 239-849-3300 cell, [email protected]; Holly Boldrin, 239-267-2638, 239-887-9335 cell, [email protected]; both with Priority Marketing
FORT MYERS, Fla., April 29, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Christian contemporary rock band Switchfoot is coming to Germain Arena in Fort Myers on May 18 for a live performance to benefit The Salvation Army of Southwest Florida. The event titled, "The Call: Faith, Family & Facial Hair," will feature The Robertson family, from A&E's Duck Dynasty television series including Willie, Korie, Jase, Missy, their three children, and Uncle Si. Additional live musical performances include country band The Farm, and The Salvation Army's own contemporary artists transMission. During the event, attendees at "The Call" will receive a free duck call and take part in setting a new Guinness World Record for the largest duck call.
Tickets for "The Call: Faith, Family & Facial Hair" are currently on sale starting at $39 and can be purchased at the Germain box office or through www.ticketmaster.com. Event partners include Clear Channel, The River 95.3, Cat Country 107.1, Lamar Advertising and CTN10. Additional partnerships are available and include a special VIP reception with the Robertson family, and tickets to the performance. Call 239-590-5004 for more information on partnership opportunities or email [email protected]. Group rates with discounted tickets for large groups are also available by calling 239-590-5004 or emailing [email protected].
"The Call: Faith, Family & Facial Hair" is The Salvation Army of Southwest Florida's largest fundraiser and proceeds from the event will benefit local programs operated by The Salvation Army in line with the organization's mission to provide services to people experiencing hunger and homelessness, without discrimination, while continuously leading and assisting our clients as they strive towards the goals of attaining affordable housing, stable employment while simultaneously fostering a sense of greater self-determination. Ninety cents of every dollar raised is used to sustain the life-changing programs that bring hope to hurting souls.
"While enjoying an unforgettable evening with one of most renowned families of our time, guests of The Call will also provide significant support for the important programs, services and ministries of The Salvation Army," Major Tom Louden, Area Commander, The Salvation Army of Lee, Hendry and Glades Counties. "We are grateful to the Robertson family, Switchfoot and additional musical guests, our partners and supporters for helping us to bring this unique, dynamic event to Southwest Florida."
The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church established in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for 130 years in the United States. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter for the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. Over ninety cents of every dollar spent is used to carry out those services in Southwest Florida. For more information, visit www.2014TheCall.com.
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