Parade in downtown Nashville honors fallen heroes

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A non-profit that gives mortgage-free properties to Gold Star households, veterans and first responders helps heroes in Center Tennessee.A parade all through downtown Nashville featured 100 New York and Nashville firefighters with bagpipes and drums marching down Broadway and into the Wildhorse Saloon.The parade kicked off the Tunnel to Towers By no means Overlook live performance on the Wildhorse Saloon. The nonprofit helps those that served our nation by offering mortgage-free properties to Gold Star and fallen first responder households with younger youngsters, and by constructing custom-designed sensible properties for injured veterans and first responders.“We made a promise at Tunnel to Towers, anybody who protects our group or nation if they offer their children a kiss goodbye and don’t come residence, we’re going to care for their households left behind,” mentioned Frank Siller, chairman and CEO of Tunnel to Towers Basis.Siller began the muse in honor of his brother Stephen, a New York firefighter who was killed on Sept. 11.Contained in the Wildhorse Saloon, there was a non-public live performance for native first responders and navy service members. Previous Dominion, Willie Shaw, Lee Brice, Darryl Worley and Brantley Gilbert have been all featured in the course of the present.The live performance additionally featured bulletins that Tunnel to Towers shall be delivering mortgage-free properties to 6 Tennessee households of fallen heroes.The By no means Overlook Live performance honors the two,977 individuals who misplaced their lives on 9/11, which embody 73 regulation enforcement officers and 343 firefighters that sacrificed their lives that day bringing others to security.Siller inspired individuals to donate $11 a month to the Tunnel to Excursions Basis in honor of Memorial Day. You could find extra info atYou will be capable of watch the total Tunnel to Towers By no means Overlook live performance on Friday, Could 27 at 8 p.m. on NewsChannel5.