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Hope Panhandle Concert at Grand Boulevard Nov 17

November 12, 2018 by SoWal Staff

Come to jam, shop, dine, and fill a truck full of needed supplies for the victims of Hurricane Michael at the "Take This Truck & Stuff It" benefit concert featuring Bryan Kennedy and Forrest Williams at Grand Park in Grand Boulevard on Saturday, Nov. 17th from 11am - 3pm.

The most requested and needed items are: air mattresses, sleeping bags, pillows and blankets. 

Bryan began his musical quest as a song plugger for his father, and later for Ricky Skaggs, and The Statler Brothers. He attributes his writing know how to hearing all the great songs he got to hear daily while being a son to a legendary record producer Jerry Kennedy, and to growing up in the same house with a mom (Linda Kennedy) who was singing and recording records as a teenager, and two brothers who would become most influential in Bryan’s life and in his career. (Gordon and Shelby Kennedy). Bryan has written over ten songs that appear on numerous Garth Brooks records, including three #1 radio hits; “Good Ride Cowboy”, “The Beaches of Cheyenne,” and “American Honky Tonk Bar Association.” In addition, Bryan served as the opening act for Garth Brooks performing in front of over three million people in two years.

Forrest Williams is an award winning singer and songwriter and front man of 30A’s most popular band. Forrest’s laid back musical style can be traced to his Arkansas roots, where his grandmother had given him his first guitar at age 8. Since then, Forrest has been entertaining the Gulf Coast with his charming personality, feel good tunes, charity events and the immensely popular Backyard Boogie! His style covers a variety of music, incorporating the acoustic guitar and the harmonica.

For more information about HOPE Panhandle or this event, visit www.hopepanhandle.org.

HOPE Panhandle, Inc
Panhandle residents still desperately need supplies! If you or your organization would like to donate supplies, please email us at supplies@hopepanhandle.org to coordinate your kind efforts. The Drop-Off warehouse for supplies is located at 674 Serenoa Road, Unit E. Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459.

Bedding: Sleeping Bags, Pillows, Blankets, Cots, Blow-Up Mattresses
Food: Can Food, Pre-packaged Snacks, Fruit Cups, Granola Bars
Drinks: Ensure Nutrition Drink, Sodas, Juice Boxes
Cleaning Supplies: Clorox, Mops & Brooms, Work Gloves, Rakes
Hygiene: Body Wash, Shampoo, Feminine Products, Dental Hygiene, Chap Stick, Sunscreen, Bug Spray, Neosporin, Bandaids
Baby Goods: Wipes, Diapers (all sizes), Baby Food, Bottles, Formula
Clothing: New Underwear and Tee Shirts, Work Socks
Pet Food: Bulk Dog and Cat Food

Grand Boulevard is located near the entrance to Sandestin. The lifestyle center features exclusive shops, fine dining, lush green space, and contemporary accommodations. For a list of shops, restaurants, movie show times and events, please visit www.grandboulevard.com. Stay up to date on the latest on Facebook.



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