MicroTech CEO Tony Jimenez will appear as a distinguished narrator at the Bicentennial Commemoration of the War of 1812 kick-off concert today at the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore.
The concert will feature the Medical Musical Group as they perform their tribute to America’s armed forces and veterans. The planned audience will include members of Congress, the military, veterans groups, academe, and other national leaders. The public is also invited. Wounded warriors from military hospitals (Bethesda Naval and Ft. Belvoir) and support groups, e.g. Operation MEND and Hire a Hero, will be celebrated at the show.
Along with Tony, narrators will include actress Lindsay Bloom; former Distinguished Neurosurgeon and Motivational Speaker Ben Carson, MD; Gospel Singer Wintley Phipps; Academy-Award Winner Richard Dreyfuss; columnist Eleanor Clift of Newsweek; local newsman Bob Madigan of WTOP; actor Ron Masak of "Murder She Wrote"; Kevin Dobson of “Knots Landing”; and bestselling author Deepak Chopra.
MicroTech has long championed the military and veterans, sponsoring annual events including “Operation Jump Start” at the Army Navy Country Club in Arlington, Va.; the 2010 and 2011 Washington Wizards’ Military Appreciation Night at the Verizon Center in Washington DC; the Fort Belvoir Warrior Combatives Training Center; and hosting a Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) night at the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Va., for several dozen severely wounded veterans and their families.
The concert will be held this Wednesday, June 13, 2012, 7:00 PM. Concert Prelude, 6:00 P.M. at the Peabody Conservatory, 1 East Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, MD. Tickets can be purchased online at: http://medicalmusical.com/home.htm