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Franklin Family Day: A Day to Remember at Harlinsdale Farm

November 13th, 2023

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Earlier this month, Gary Sinise & the Lt. Dan Band and Stolen Silver hosted a memorable appreciation concert for veterans and first responders in our new hometown of Franklin, Tennessee. Thousands were in attendance at the annual Franklin Family Day at The Park at Harlinsdale Farm, which also included tons of fun free activities before the concert, including miniature train rides, hay rides, pony rides, and a petting zoo!

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“I’ve been coming to Tennessee for a while, and I just really loved being here,” said Gary. “I have a lot of friends here, and I started zeroing in on Tennessee as a perfect place for the family and the Foundation. Once I made the decision to move the family, I called my board up and told them. … Now, we are right here."

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“We want to be a part of the community. We want to do things. We are a veteran and first responders support foundation, so we take care of our veterans. Tennessee is very veteran-supportive. We are being welcomed with open arms here. It’s really a good feeling.”

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The event was a landmark moment for all of us at the Foundation now that Gary's family lives in Franklin, and we are officially settled in our new headquarters.

“I love Franklin,” Gary said. “It’s my new hometown.” We couldn't agree more.

Written by Nathan Davidson