VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Sept. 27, 2017)
HAT:The JT Walk & Country Music Beach Party, presented by The Virginia Gentlemen Foundation and Diamond Resorts International®, celebrates its ten year anniversary with food, fun, and friends — all for charity! The lineup includes live entertainment from platinum-selling recording artist Cole Swindell, with a special performance by fellow Diamond Resorts Celebrity Ambassador and singer-songwriter Jana Kramer, a $10k treasure hunt, bounce houses, cotton candy, and more for the whole family.
The JT Walk raises millions of dollars every year for Wounded Warriors, Gold Star Families, Disabled Children, and stem cell research to fight ALS. This year’s goal is to walk for $1.4 million to turn over the keys to the YMCA and open the first-ever, 70-acre adventure camp in Virginia Beach.
WHERE: The Virginia Beach Oceanfront
Meet on the Boardwalk in front of the Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront (31st & Atlantic) starting at 9:00 a.m.
The JT Walk begins at 10:00 a.m., and the Country Music Beach Party opens at 11:00 a.m.
Limited parking is free at the garage at 34th St. and Pacific Ave. Carpooling, walking, or riding bikes to the event is encouraged.
WHEN: Sunday, October 8, 2017, 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
COST: Those who register with a minimum contribution of $50 will receive a T-shirt, lunch, and general admission to the concert zone.
Minimum donation of $35 required for children registering for the King Neptune’s Treasure Hunt.
JT’s Camp Grom
The Virginia Gentlemen Foundation
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JT’s Camp Grom
The region is filled and inspired by people whose lives have been altered by events out of their control. Now, today, we have the power to alter those lives in another way, in a strikingly positive way. JT’s Camp Grom can become a sanctuary, a gathering place, a world of support and learning and rehabilitation unlike no other in this area. For our wounded war heroes, for the families of fallen warriors, for children and adults with physical and intellectual disabilities, this camp would be a first-ever destination of compassion and support.
About The Virginia Gentlemen Foundation
In 2007, a group of young men who had grown up together in Virginia Beach wanted to give something back. They decided to pool their resources and talents to help area families affected with disabilities. The Virginia Gentlemen Foundation was born as a non-profit organization. The following month, the brother of one of the founding members was diagnosed with ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease. In response, the Virginia Gentlemen Foundation narrowed its focus to support the local fight against ALS. With energy and resourcefulness, the Virginia Gentlemen Foundation has since rallied the community and the region in unprecedented ways, quickly becoming a leading fundraiser for the National ALS Society as well as, developing other projects and initiatives to support this community. To date, the Virginia Gentlemen Foundation has raised over $3 million to help fight and find a cure for ALS.
About Diamond Resorts International®
Diamond Resorts International® (Diamond Resorts) is a worldwide leader in the hospitality and vacation ownership industries with a network of more than 370 vacation destinations located in 35 countries throughout the continental United States, Hawaii, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, South America, Central America, Europe, Asia, Australasia and Africa.
Diamond Resorts offers its members the opportunity to create priceless memories through innovative vacation choices including once-in-a-lifetime excursions to world-renowned landmarks, unforgettable guided tours to dream destinations, and access to exclusive VIP concert experiences, high-energy sporting events and exciting shows. With high-quality resorts in desirable destinations, Diamond Resorts provides the kind of vacation experiences that help its members, owners and guests reconnect with loved ones, collect a lifetime of meaningful memories and keep that Stay Vacationed® feeling all year long.
Diamond Resorts International® manages vacation ownership resorts and sells vacation ownership points that provide members and owners with Vacations for Life® at over 370 managed and affiliated properties and cruise itineraries.
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