Annual Gala of Honor

Join Back the Heroes Rumble for our 1st Annual Gala of Honor on Friday, December 10th, 2021, at the Loveland Oasis Center in Loveland Ohio. Guests will savor a delectable gourmet dinner, experience ceremonial events steeped in military tradition, participate in silent auctions, a bourbon pull and enjoy guest speakers plus musical entertainment.  This year’s entertainment will contain key note speakers, Tom Browning aka Mr. Perfect from the 1976 World Series winning Cincinnati Reds, & music courtesy of our DJ, Phil Lamirand. Our Master of Ceremonies is Terence Harrison, Director of Veterans Programs & Services at University of Cincinnati and Senior non-commissioned officer with the United States Army!  All is coordinated by our event chair, Amy Donley, our Honorary Event Chair, Perry Thacker of the Cincinnati Reds Museum/Hall of Fame organization &  our esteemed board of directors.

Our annual Gala is our end of year fundraiser for year round operations and this includes our programs, Operation Never Forget & Operation Open Arms.  Never Forget is the events program where we honor fallen heroes and support the families of said honorees.  All operational costs are covered by sponsors/donors/ambassadors for our organization.  All money raised at this event will go towards 2022 operational costs and our programs listed above.  We have successfully given over $11,000 to families of fallen heroes as well as over $21,000 in impact towards law enforcement & Fire/EMS agency needs in three short years while growing in popularity and turnout at our events each year.


December 10th, 2021

Loveland Oasis Center

902 Loveland-Miamiville Rd, Loveland OH 45140

6:00pm EST – Registration, Cocktail Hour, Commemorative Photos, Silent Auction, and Bourbon Pull open.

7:00pm EST – Door Open

7:30pm EST – Program Begins 

11:00pm EST – End of Event


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