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Updated: 03/01/2018 10:26:18AM

Locals come together for Project 65 benefit concert

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Blackbird Anthem will be performing in the inaugural Project 65 Benefit Concert starting on March 3 at the Sebring Circle downtown.

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Blackbird Anthem will be performing in the inaugural Project 65 Benefit Concert starting on March 3 at the Sebring Circle downtown.

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The Shannon Reed Band is a popular country genre band. The band will lend its talents to the benefit concert for Project 65. The SRB is one of several bands involved.

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Annette Owens started Veterans 1st, a non-profit corporation in order to help people with PTSD like her husband that she is seen with here, Shawn.

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Sgt. Shawn Owens married the love of his life, Annette. The couple have been through a lot, especially with Shawn's PTSD and TBI.

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U.S. Army Sargeant Shawn Owens and his friend USMC Sargeant Rob Hampton have both served their country with honor.

By KIM LEATHERMAN

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SEBRING — The inaugural Project 65 benefit concert and fun day will take place from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday at Circle Park in downtown. The free all-day event will feature a fun-filled day of fellowship, music, food and family-friendly fun.

Project 65 is being hosted by the non-profit organization Veterans 1st. The purpose of the fun day is to raise money and awareness of veteran’s suicide and homelessness. Organizers would like to raise $10,000 through drawings and donations. A corn hole tournament is also being organized. Face painters will keep the youngsters busy.

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