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Second Annual Red Cross B*A*S*H Slated for March 7

Dallas-Fort Worth, TX – January 15, 2015 – The banks of the Trinity River will be rockin’ when the 2nd Annual Red Cross B*A*S*H, sponsored by Bell Helicopter, a Textron Company, takes place on Saturday, March 7 at “The Shack” at Panther Island. The band, Green River Ordinance, a Fort Worth based local favorite, will headline a free concert for B*A*S*H guests. Other fun activities include an outdoor adventure area, some of Fort Worth’s finest food trucks, a silent auction and more! Guests are encouraged to dress in their best “military chic” attire. All proceeds from the event will benefit the American Red Cross Service to the Armed Forces program which provides global support to America’s military families.    

WHAT:  Second Annual Red Cross B*A*S*H Fundraiser

WHEN:  Saturday, March 7, 2015, 2:00p.m. - 6:00p.m. 

WHERE:  The Shack at Panther Island Pavilion, 395 Purcey Street, Fort Worth, Texas

TICKETS: The Capital Grille “VIP Experience,” $100 each, to include preferred seating, complimentary bites, cocktails and valet parking

                 FREE to general public with advanced registration or $5 per person at the door 

                 FREE at the door for members of the military and their families with valid military ID

Tickets available through EventBrite at:

VISUALS: Vintage military vehicles, climbing wall, face painting, obstacle course, FWISD culinary students, food trucks, live music from Green River Ordinance and Dallas-based Larson and the Law.

“The Red Cross B*A*S*H gives our local community the chance to support service members from enlistment to life after the military,” said Honorary Event Chair, Dennis Shingleton, Fort Worth city council member and Red Cross board member. “Last year alone, the Red Cross helped 4,900 members of the military and their families’ right here in the Metroplex. With more than 625,000 veterans in North Texas, the military services provided by the American Red Cross are critical. 

Shingleton goes on to explain that the American Red Cross provides emergency communications 24/7, deployment and reintegration services, financial assistance and more. 

Title sponsor for the B*A*S*H is Bell Helicopter. The Red Cross B*A*S*H is chaired by Alice, Andrea and Victoria Puente with additional sponsorship by XTO Energy, Empire Roofing, Freese & Nichols, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, TCU, TXU Energy, Capital Grille, Rahr Brewing Company, Kroger, NBC5, Southside Bank, Kemp & Sons and 95.9 The Ranch/Hank FM.