Celebration of Freedom Ceremony Presented by Freedom Mortgage

Celebration of Freedom Ceremony Presented by Freedom Mortgage
July 4th, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Enjoy a patriotic celebration honoring local heroes with the presentation of Mayor Jim Kenney’s Magis Award, the Wawa Foundation Hero Award, and the Celebrate Freedom Award presented by Freedom Mortgage. The ceremony will also feature an inspiring reading of the Declaration of Independence by James van Riemsdyk of the Flyers, Rhys Hoskins of the Phillies, Brandon Graham of the Eagles, Matt Freese of the Philadelphia Union, and 76ers legend, Julius Erving “Dr. J”, along with entertainment by the Arato Brothers and the soulful Sisterly Love.

Presenting sponsor, Freedom Mortgage will present the inaugural Celebrate Freedom Award and $15,000 to an active or retired military service member. This nationwide contest drew submissions from over 1,200 service members who spoke about their patriotism and heroism to the country’s military. Additionally, Freedom Mortgage donated $3,000 to Homes For Our Troops on behalf of the first 100 contest entries.”

Event is produced in partnership with the Office of the City Representative.

A special thank you to Historic Christ Church, where Sisterly Love was recorded. Click here to learn more about the history of the steeple and more!

Tune into NBC10 at 7PM or watch from your device on nbcphiladelphia.com or telemundo62.com.

2020-07-04 2020-07-04 America/New_York Celebration of Freedom Ceremony Presented by Freedom Mortgage Celebration of Freedom Ceremony Presented by Freedom Mortgage on July 04, 2020 @ 12:00 am --- Enjoy a patriotic celebration honoring local heroes with the presentation of Mayor Jim Kenney’s Magis Award, the Wawa Foundation Hero Award, and the Celebrate Freedom Award presented by Freedom Mortgage. The ceremony will also feature an inspiring reading of the Declaration of Independence by James van Riemsdyk of the Flyers, Rhys Hoskins of the Phillies, Brandon Graham of the Eagles, Matt Freese of the Philadelphia Union, and 76ers legend, Julius Erving "Dr. J", along with entertainment by the Arato Brothers and the soulful Sisterly Love. Presenting sponsor, Freedom Mortgage will present the inaugural Celebrate Freedom Award and $15,000 to an active or retired military service member. This nationwide contest drew submissions from over 1,200 service members who spoke about their patriotism and heroism to the country’s military. Additionally, Freedom Mortgage donated $3,000 to Homes For Our Troops on behalf of the first 100 contest entries." Event is produced in partnership with the Office of the City Representative. A special thank you to Historic Christ Church, where Sisterly Love was recorded. Click here to learn more about the history of the steeple and more! Tune into NBC10 at 7PM or watch from your device on nbcphiladelphia.com or telemundo62.com. --- https://welcomeamerica.com Virtual

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