SOURCE: Phoenix VIP Events, LLC

Phoenix VIP Events, LLC

November 09, 2009 00:49 ET

Phoenix VIP Events Teams With Todd Shepherd for a "Toast to the Troops"

Public Encouraged to Come to November 14th Event to Thank Military Members

PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwire - November 9, 2009) - Todd Shepherd announced he has teamed up with Phoenix VIP Events to promote "Toast to the Troops," an event that gives military members a great evening out at no charge. This event will be held November 14th at the state of the art Mercedes-Benz of Arrowhead dealership in Peoria.

The evening begins at 4:30PM with a drum presentation by Fushicho Daiko, singing of the National Anthem, dinner sponsored by Dillion's Restaurant and live performances by Faded Jeans and the Young Marine Honor Guard and Drill Team. The festivities continue at 8:00PM with the screening of the hit documentary "Brothers At War" by Jake Rademacher, executive produced by Gary Sinise, at the Harkins Theatres Arrowhead Fountains. To view the movie trailer visit http://www.brothersatwarmovie.com.

This event benefits Operation Homefront Arizona, a non-profit organization that supports active duty service members and their families. Active Duty, Reserve and National Guard members should contact Operation Homefront Arizona at www.operationhomefront.net/arizona or (602) 246-6429 or contact Todd Shepherd at www.toasttothetroops.com or 602-525-3443 for complimentary tickets. You can also contact them to sponsor a troop member's attendance to the event for only $20, purchase tickets to attend the event for $30 or the event and movie for $40 or to volunteer. With the purchase of a ticket, Mercedes-Benz of Arrowhead will enter you to win a fantastic trip for 2 to Germany. See www.operationhomefront.net/arizona for details.

"I served in the military and understand the sacrifices made by these brave men and women and the impact their service has on their families," said Todd Shepherd, founder of Toast to the Troops. "I was moved when I saw 'Brothers At War' to produce this inaugural event to give Americans a chance to meet and thank the troops and give our Armed Services members a night of fun with family and friends."

"We want to thank Todd and the sponsors that made this event possible," said David Marshall Pryce, Managing Partner of Phoenix VIP Events. "We encourage everyone to come out and thank the troops and enjoy a great evening."

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