Performers from the youth dance programs, Future Shock and Mighty Shock performed at the 3rd Annual “Tribute to America’s Veterans” Concert, held on Thursday, November 11, 2010 at 7 pm. at the Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza.
The “Tribute” Concert was sponsored by the Montgomery County Commission on Veterans Affairs, in partnership with the Silver Spring Town Center, Inc., Round House Theatre, and the Maryland Youth Ballet.
In addition to Mighty Shock and Future Shock, the “Tribute to America’s Veterans” concert featured dance performances by the Maryland Youth Ballet, Contradiction Dance and musical performances by Silver Spring’s Jonny Grave and the jazz/blues fusion group, C. Henry Woods Troupe, featuring the Jazz Bombers.
Our special guest was Representative Chris Van Hollen of Maryland’s 8th Congressional District who made Veterans Day remarks and presented a certificate of recognition from County Executive Isiah Leggett to Hospital Corpsman Indira Kozak, currently serving in the U.S. Navy. Maryland State Delegate Tom Hucker presented a proclamation from the State to the Montgomery County Commission on Veterans Affairs.
Special thanks to Jennifer Nettles of Downtown Silver Spring, Don Berkemeyer of Groove Jet, Jonny Grave, Alyce Jenkins of Maryland Youth Ballet, Danisha Crosby and Andrea Locke of Round House Theatre, Lisa Norman of Mighty Shock/Future Shock, Ida Campbell of WPFW-FM, Kelly Mayfield of Contradiction Dance, Charles Wood of the C. Henry Woods Troupe, featuring the Jazz Bombers, Congressman Chris Van Hollen and State Delegate Tom Hucker.
The Executive Producers of the "Tribute to America's Veterans" Concert were Alan Bowser, Silver Spring Town Center, Inc., Danisha Crosby, Round House Theatre, Alyce Jenkins of Maryland Youth Ballet, and Greg Hamilton, Vietnam Veterans of America.