Hero Helpers of America & Ernie Boch Jr’s Music Drives Us Foundation launches their First Ever Annual Boots & Strings Food & Music Festival on September 14th 2014

WRENTHAM, MA  – This is an event you do not want to miss! Hero Helpers of America and Ernie Boch Jr’s Music Drives Us Foundation have teamed up to host their first annual Boots & Strings Food & Music festival in support of our beloved troops serving overseas and at home.

On September 14, 2014 at Lake Pearl Luciano’s in Wrentham, MA, Boston’s best and most patriotic end of summer bash will be taking place from noon to six. This is an all age family event. The best bands of Boston will be partaking in the festivities with Boston’s hottest country band Dalton and the Sheriffs headlining the event.

100% of funds raised will be directly effecting our troops and the overwhelming effects of PTSD.

Over 20 of the areas hottest restaurants will be offering free tastes of their best dishes, along with companies such as Hint Water, and Pretzel Crisps.

In addition there will be activities for kids to partake in such a “Hero Touch-A-Truck” featuring military and first responder trucks, face painting, balloon artists, photo booths, cotton candy and more!

“Our goal is to make an impact on our service members lives, but also to raise awareness of our service members needs overseas, and at home. This is a special event for me personally as my brother is currently serving overseas in Afghanistan.” Eliopoulos said. Lauren Eliopoulos is the Founder of Hero Helpers of America.

General Admission tickets are $20 for adults and children accompanied by an adult gain free admission. VIP tickets are $50. VIP Tickets include half hour early entrance, VIP gift bag, 2 drink tickets, 2 raffle tickets, and admission to the VIP lounge. To purchase tickets please email lauren@herohelpersofamerica.org or call 508.631.4758. For more information on this event please visit herohelpersofamerica.org or  musicdrivesus.org.

Companies such as Lake Pearl Luciano’s, William Grant & Sons, Sapporo Beer, Special Occasions Rentals, Guitar Center, and more have joined forces with the two organizations to make this event truly unforgettable.


Created in September of 2013, Hero Helpers of America, Inc., is a non-profit organization that aims to supply the men and women of The United States Military, Veterans, and family members of service members, consistent support and appreciation. Hero Helpers of America focuses on reaching out to communities across America to raise awareness of our military’s as well as when immediate requests are sent from our service members, veterans, and their families. Hero Helpers of America aims to give back to those who give their all. Lauren Eliopoulos started the foundation when her brother LCpl George Eliopoulos graduated boot camp. He is now serving in Afghanistan.


Music Drives Us is a New England non-profit organization supplying grants to music programs designed to effect positive change for people of all ages. The Foundation seeks out organizations and individuals interested in using music as a tool to better the lives of people in all segments of society.

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