Colt Ford who is going to be at Joyland tomorrow night has announced that he is going to raise money for some police officers who were shot in the small town of Athens, Georgia.
When Ford learned of the shooting of two police officers that ended deadly for Senior Police Officer Elmer “Buddy” Christian and injured Senior Police Officer Tony Howard, Ford knew he wanted to do something. In an effort to help Christian’s family, Ford and special guests Rhett Akins, Jason Aldean, Dallas Davidson, Mike Dekel, Edwin McCain, James Otto, and more will join in, being part of “Colt Ford and Friends” on Tuesday, August 16 at Georgia Theater, located at 215 North Lumpkin Street in Athens, GA, for an intimate performance, silent auction, and celebration of the careers of both Offices Christian and Howard beginning at 7:30 p.m.
“I’ve known Tony for over 25 years, and both he and Buddy are and were pillars in this community, and I can’t stand by and not do something for their families during this difficult time due to such a brutal offense,” says Ford. “I want to raise as much money as we can through the auction, performances, and donation links, so I can’t thank my friends enough for joining together with me for this great cause.”
Tickets will go on-sale Friday, July 22, 2011 at 10 a.m. ET with General Admission going for $50.00 and VIP for $150.00. VIP Tickets will consist of premiere seating, early admission, and a pre-show cocktail reception beginning at 6 p.m. with a silent auction. In an effort to ensure that all proceeds benefit the families, all ticket buyers will be required to present photo I.D. upon arrival as no physical tickets will be issued for this show. There is a two limit ticket per buyer. Tickets will be available for purchase online, beginning tomorrow.
For more information on the shootings, click HERE