The Gala will feature an open bar, dinner, raffle, silent auction and a special presentation by Dan Clark who serves with the United States Secretary of the Air Force and with Air Force Four Star General Chief of Staff. This year’s Charlie Kirby Wilcox hero honoree is Army Spc. Adam Hamilton. “Disco Inferno” will provide live entertainment and this year’s gala will be emceed by Fox 8’s own Kenny Crumpton.
The Northeast Ohio Foundation for Patriotism (NEOPAT) is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization created to enhance the support systems available to local military personnel and their families. With the generosity of individual volunteers and corporate sponsors, our efforts will increase awareness and appreciation for the ongoing acts of patriotism in the region of Ohio stretching from Cleveland to Akron/Canton and Youngstown.