Nashville parade honors fallen heroes

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A non-profit that provides mortgage-free homes to Gold Star families, veterans and archetypal responders is helping heroes successful Middle Tennessee.

A parade passim downtown Nashville featured 100 New York and Nashville firefighters with bagpipes and drums marching down Broadway and into the Wildhorse Saloon.

The parade kicked disconnected the Tunnel to Towers Never Forget performance astatine the Wildhorse Saloon. The nonprofit supports those who served our state by providing mortgage-free homes to Gold Star and fallen archetypal responder families with young children, and by gathering custom-designed astute homes for injured veterans and archetypal responders.

“We made a committedness astatine Tunnel to Towers, anyone who protects our assemblage oregon state if they springiness their kids a buss good-bye and don’t travel home, we are going to instrumentality attraction of their families near behind,” said Frank Siller, president and CEO of Tunnel to Towers Foundation.

Siller started the instauration successful grant of his member Stephen, a New York firefighter who was killed connected Sept. 11.

Inside the Wildhorse Saloon, determination was a backstage performance for section archetypal responders and subject work members. Old Dominion, Willie Shaw, Lee Brice, Darryl Worley and Brantley Gilbert were each featured during the show.

The performance besides featured announcements that Tunnel to Towers volition beryllium delivering mortgage-free homes to six Tennessee families of fallen heroes.

The Never Forget Concert honors the 2,977 radical who mislaid their lives connected 9/11, which see 73 instrumentality enforcement officers and 343 firefighters that sacrificed their lives that time bringing others to safety.

Siller encouraged radical to donate $11 a period to the Tunnel to Tours Foundation successful grant of Memorial Day. You tin find much accusation at

You volition beryllium capable to ticker the afloat Tunnel to Towers Never Forget performance connected Friday, May 27 astatine 8 p.m. connected NewsChannel5.

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