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Blind Industries & Services of Maryland

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3rd Annual Veterans Concert Coin Logo

Veterans Day Concert Performance 2019

You are invited!

Honoring All Who Serve And Who Have Served

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November 9, 2019



Water's Edge Event Center
4687 Millennium Drive, Belcamp, MD 21017


$125 per Ticket

Black Tie Optional - Event runs from 6pm to 10pm

General Admissions Ticket:

Veterans Admissions Ticket (Will Ask for Information due to Processor):

Please Note: We are nearing capacity. Purchase soon.

Sound Minds band playing
honoree receiving award from Veterans Affairs official
Second honoree receiving award from Fred Puente

To Donate to the Event:



NEW: We now have a Text to Give Campaign! Text "WARRIOR" to 243725 to donate towards the event. This campaign will run up to and during the event.

Cocktail & Heavy Hors D'oeuvres

In Partnership with the Veterans Mental Health Advisory Council at the Washington, DC VA Medical Center, Maryland Mental Health Advisory Council

Click here to view the photos from 2018's event!

Group Rate at the Candlewood Suites is Available - Click the Lodging Info button below

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Honor Our Veterans

We hope that you will attend and learn about the great organizations that will benefit from your generosity: Blind Industries & Services of Maryland, Warriors on the Green, Army Emergency Relief, and Sound Minds USA.

All three organizations proudly support the U.S. Military through programs, services, and opportunities.

Whether you are a Veteran, active military or a patriotic supporter, you do not want to miss this special night dedicated to the men and women who serve our country!

This event benefits the following organizations:

Blind Industries & Services of Maryland

Warriors on the Green

Sound Minds USA

Army Emergency Relief

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Lodging Info

There are multiple hotels in the area with easy access to the Water's Edge.

NEW INFORMATION: Day of Event Hotel - Candlewood Suites

There are 15 single queen bed rooms and 15 double bed rooms available - once these are gone, there are no additional event rate rooms - Cut Off Date for reservations is November 2, 2019 at 5pm - Mention the group name BISM Veterans Day Concert or use group code BIS

Discover Harford County, MD

Residence Inn - Aberdeen, MD near Ripken Stadium

Marriott Courtyard - Aberdeen, MD near Ripken Stadium

Springhill Suites - between Aberdeen and Edgewood, MD next to I-95

Holiday Inn - Belcamp, MD - near I-95

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VHMC Events

The Veterans Mental Health Advisory Council is hosting a series of events in conjunction with the Veterans Day Concert. See below for more information.

Friday, November 8: BISM AbilityOne Program Tour (7:30am - 9:30am NEW TIME)

On Friday, starting at 7:30am, Blind Industries & Services of Maryland is providing a tour of their Baltimore facility, highlighting its work with the military and the AbilityOne Program, which provides employment opportunities to more than 45,000 people who are blind or have significant disabilities.

For more info about BISM, Click Here

For more info about AbilityOne, Click Here

Saturday, November 9: Annual Resource Fair (10am to 1pm)

Harford County is hosting the third Annual Resource Fair for veterans and their families. The free event will offer information about jobs, housing, benefits, and educational opportunities for veterans. There will also be various exhibits for the family to enjoy. Veteran-owned Mission BBQ will provide free sandwiches.

Veterans Fair Flyer (TV Giveaway)

Click here for more info

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Silent Auction

There will be a silent auction available at the event. The auction will run from 6pm to 9:15pm.

Here's a sneak peek at some items that will be there:

Museum Reprint by Morgan Ian Wilbur - Male GI writing in a notebook

Museum Piece by Morgan Ian Wilbur - Reprint

Original watercolor by Diane Gibson

Original Watercolor by Diane Gibson

Turkish Tassel Necklace & Earring Set - Blue Beads Turkish Tassel Necklace & Earring Set - Pearl Beads

Two Sets of Turkish Tassel Necklace & Earrings (Will be auctioned separately)


V&AM = Veterans & Active Military

For more information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact:
Quynh Budzynski-Simon at 202-809-9057 or at

Proceeds Benefit...

Blind Industries & Services of Maryland

Warriors on the Green
Sound Minds USA
Army Emergency Relief
blind associate sewing Army camo pattern jacket veteran missing leg putting on the green Sound Minds instructors in the concert band