AFF Brings Kenny Loggins to San Diego for May 28 Benefit Concert

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AMERICAN FREEDOM FOUNDATION BRINGS
KENNY LOGGINS TO SAN DIEGO


KENNY LOGGINS FEATURED IN ANNUAL BENEFIT CONCERT FOR OUR VETERANS AND THE MEN AND WOMEN OF AMERICA’S ARMED FORCES ON MAY 28 ON THE DECK OF THE USS MIDWAY MUSEUM


SAN DIEGO, CA – The American Freedom Foundation announces its 2ND  annual American Freedom Festival San Diego presented by SKYDEX to be held on May 28 at 7:30 p.m. aboard the USS Midway Museum featuring Grammy award winning singer/songwriter Kenny Loggins with special guest, the U.S. Army’s own, Rena Marie Cunningham.  This annual benefit concert for our veterans and men and women of America’s armed forces will benefit San Diego Armed Services YMCA, United Through Reading, Big Brother Big Sisters of San Diego County, Veterans Village of San Diego and other local organizations that serve and support our veterans, active duty military, wounded warriors and their families.  

For more information, please call (619) 398-8241 or visit www.midway.org/freedom  or www.americanfreedomfoundation.org.

About Kenny Loggins
A brilliant singer-songwriter and guitarist with a lifelong passion for exploring the endless power of the song to communicate, Kenny Loggins has had a most extraordinary career.  He has stood the test of time as a member of the legendary country rock duo, Loggins and Messina and with his astonishing work as a solo artist, enjoying hits in four straight decades.  This Grammy award winning artist is best know for songs such as “Danny’s Song” and “House At Pooh Corner” to “Celebrate Me Home” and “Keep The Fire (This is it)”.  His hits didn’t stop there as he teamed with Stevie Nicks on the monster hit, "Whenever I Call You Friend", Steve Perry on “Heart To Heart” and with Michael McDonald on the Grammy award winning Song of the Year, “What A Fool Believes”.  His success as a solo artist grew to even greater heights thanks to massive smashes like "I'm Alright" (from Caddyshack), "Footloose" (from Footloose), "Danger Zone" (from Top Gun), and "Nobody's Fool" (from Caddyshack II).

About Rena Marie Cunningham
One would be hard pressed to find a more compelling story than that of Rena Marie Cunningham.  Taken into foster care as a baby and adopted at 4 years, she quickly learned to adjust to her surroundings  - being 1 of 12 children.  At a very early age, she found music as a solace and began singing and writing poems.  She won her first award at the age of 9 and went on to win many talent contests thereafter.   Her grandfather became a great influence in her life and inspired her to pursue her music and be all she can be.  His last wish before his death in 2008 was for Rena to join the military.  She became a member of the US Army that year and went on to hold various leadership positions.  In 2010, Rena was cast as one of the lead performer in the U. S. Army’s “Soldier Show,” performing songs by Michael Jackson, Alicia Keys and Nora Jones.  Her past experiences include the supporting role of “Star To Be” in the 2007 music production "Annie” and the lead role of “Reno Sweeny” in the 2008 music production "Anything Goes”.  Rena currently serve as Private First Class in the Indiana National Guard.

About The American Freedom Foundation, Inc.
The American Freedom Foundation, Inc. mission is to honor the men and women of America’s armed forces and raise awareness for their service and sacrifice and raise money for organizations that serve and support our veterans, active duty military and their families.  Special emphasis is directed to the welfare of those wounded in action, those disabled and the families and children of those killed in action in conflicts throughout the world.  Throughout their short history, the American Freedom Foundation has made grants in excess of $700,000 to over 30 military organizations.  The American Freedom Festivals are a series of concert events that take place across the country featuring music performers, actors, athletes, dignitaries and other supporters, joining together to help support and fulfill the mission of the American Freedom Foundation, Inc.

Ticket Information: Tickets for the American Freedom Festival San Diego on May 28 at 7:30 p.m. are $129 (Limited Number of Gold Circle – which will include preferred seating and autographed Kenny Loggins CD/Poster);  $79 (General Admission);  $69 (Midway Member);  $30 (Military)

Tickets go on sale April 1 and will be available through the USS Midway box office and online at www.midway.org/freedom  or at www.americanfreedomfoundation.org.

Military tickets are available through the Military Ticket Program.  Check with your local Military Ticket Office for availability or call (619) 767-6000 for a location nearest you.

Facebook: USSMidwayMuseum   and    AmericanFreedomFoundation

Twitter: @ussmidwaymuseum   and    @amfrfoundation
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Media Contacts:
Ted Hacker
American Freedom Foundation, Inc.
(615) 330-9394
iammgt@mindspring.com

Vanessa Pineda-Ruiz
USS Midway Museum
(619) 398-8251
VPineda-Ruiz@midway.org

Mandi Davis (for Kenny Loggins)
Moir / Borman Entertainment
(310) 656-3150
mandi@moirborman.com

Victor Marten Hurtado (for Rena Marie Cunningham)
CAMMO
(202) 380-9401
vhurtado@martenvee.com