Morell to Keynote 9th Annual Black-Tie 007-Themed Benefit Honoring 9/11 First Responders

Michael Morell, former CIA Deputy Director, will be the keynote speaker for 007 Benefit LTD’s 9th Annual Black-Tie Gala. Saturday, September 14, 2019. Join VIPs, current & former pro athletes, representatives of the Maryland and Virginia governors offices, and automobile enthusiasts. The gala raises money for the Global War on Terrorism Memorial Foundation. This year’s theme will be “Tomorrow Never Dies: Honoring Ground Zero Heroes.”

This is the 9th 007 Spy Themed social event to honor Wounded Warrior Heroes.  The gala focuses on individual acts of Valor, Courage, and Duty performed by injured U.S. military heroes ranging from WWII, Vietnam, to the Gulf Conflicts. Generous private donations allow the Wounded Warrior Heroes to attend the gala at no cost. At the Heroes’ Ceremony, Honorees are presented with a certificate of appreciation signed by the two state Governors.

Honorees:

  •              Kenneth Burchell Helicopter rescue pilot during 9/11
  •              Master trooper Jeffrey L. Brock, 9/11 First responder Shanksville, PA Flight 93
  •              Lt. Quentin D. DeMarco, Port Authority Police NY/NJ. 9/11 First Responder
  •              PJ Schrantz, Army veteran, NY Firefighter, 9/11 First Responder

Event Highlights:

– Keynote by Michael Morell, Former Acting CIA Director

– Ground Zero Heroes Ceremony

– VIP, Generals, NFL Champions, MD & Virginia Governors Offices

– Classic James Bond Themed Automobiles on Exhibit, Including 1964 Aston Martin DB4, DB11 and other supercars

– Open Bar Including “Goldfinger” Martini Bar & Cocktails

– Auction for a Tour of Jay Leno’s Garage

– Silent Auction

– Casino: Baccarat, Roulette, Blackjack, Poker

At each year’s gala, 007 Benefit LTD highlights a veteran charity, their mission, and impact on improving quality of life, medical support, or dignity for veterans. The event will be held at the Marriott Fairview Park Hotel in Falls Church, VA. The event is from 7:00 pm to 12 midnight.

For more information on tickets go to http://www.007benefit.org.

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