CHARLIE DANIELS' THE JOURNEY HOME PROJECT PALM DINNER TO BE HELD SEPTEMBER 13

unnamed 7NASHVILLE, Tenn. (August 4, 2016) – Charlie Daniels’ co-founded non-profit, The Journey Home Project, will host their annual dinner at The Palm Restaurant in Nashville. The event, hosted by SiriusXM’s Storme Warren, will be held Tuesday, September 13 at 6:30pm and all proceeds will go to returning veterans and furthering awareness of the issues they face when they return home from overseas. The program will include American heroes, Mark “Oz” Geist, John “Tig” Tiegen, Buck Taylor, a performance by Pete Scobell and the man of the hour, celebrating his 80th Birthday, Charlie Daniels. The Palm Dinner includes a renowned live auction, silent auction items, fantastic food and entertainment. Tickets can be purchased through Paige Dixon at (615) 742-3193 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and begin at $250.

2016 has been and continues to be one of the biggest years in Charlie Daniels career. The year began with an announcement that he would be in the Country Music Hall of Fame’s class of 2016 alongside Randy Travis and Fred Foster, the Charlie Daniels’ Band played on one of country music’s biggest stages, Nissan Stadium at CMA Festival, in June and just last week, an exhibition was announced at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum featuring artifacts from Daniels life and career. To top it all off, the southern rock legend will turn 80 years old on October 28 followed by a celebration of his birthday with friends Kid Rock, Chris Stapleton, Larry the Cable Guy, Travis Tritt and more at Charlie Daniels’ 80th Birthday Volunteer Jam on November 30. Rounding out the year, Daniels’ will have played over 100 shows in just 365 days, an astounding accomplishment at any age.

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THE JOURNEY HOME PROJECT HONORS VETERAN RETURNING HOME

unnamed 21NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 15, 2016) – The Journey Home Project is honored to support the ceremony in celebration of the life and service of Lieutenant Colonel John Wade Maxwell, who recently passed at the age of 91. Colonel Maxwell, a retired United States Air Force WWII and Vietnam veteran, served from 1945 to 1970.

Colonel Maxwell was awarded a Distinguished Flying Cross in 1969 for extraordinary achievement in aerial flight. During March of 1968 in Vietnam, he participated in an emergency ammunition re-supply mission while flying a C-130E Aircraft Commander into a known area of hostile activity. Along with the award was a citation, presented by the United States Air Force and authorized by Congress, stating that “the professional competence, aerial skill, and devotion to duty, displayed by Colonel Maxwell reflects great credit upon himself and the United States Air Force.”

“The Journey Home Project was honored to participate in bringing WWII and Vietnam Veteran Lt. Col. Maxwell, a member of "The Greatest Generation", back from Colorado to his home state to rest,” said co-founder Mercedez Longever adding, “Lt. Col Maxwell, on behalf of The Journey Home Project and this grateful nation, we salute you.”

On June 8th, the two-part ceremony began with a casket escort and procession from the Mt. Juliet Police Department and the Patriot Guard from Nashville International Airport to Sellars Funeral Home in Mt. Juliet, where many people lined the streets with flags to pay their respects. The burial took place at Middle Tennessee Veterans Cemetery the following day.

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