Forging Forward hosted a Top Golf event in Myrtle Beach, SC for Veterans and First Responders. Community, connection, camaraderie - we had a great time!
Bobby Henline was the Emcee at the Racing For Heroes Gala!
We rode in a high-powered BMW around the track for 6 laps, and I wish I had pics but I was holding on!
The Gala was well-attended and Daniel Gade shared his story and Virginia's programs to address veteran issues, music by Brandon Mills (Marine) and Scotty Hastings (Army), and Bobby shared his story and comedy.
Mike Evoc, President of RFH, thank you for the invitation!
Bobby Henline and Forging Forward were two of over 150 guests at the UAW 3520 Veterans Committe Christmas Party.
What a wonderful time all the kids, moms, dads, and Veterans had! Gambol the Clown entertained, and Bobby shared his story and comedy.
Santa and his elf Dizzy took pictures with everyone, Trees of Valor were on display, and the food was fantastic!
Bobby Henline and Forging Forward were so honored to be invited to golf at this tournament! Bobby was the Keynote Speaker, sharing his story and comedy.
We had the privilege of meeting Gold Star Mother, Rhonda. Rhonda is the mother of Rodney McCandless, one of the four troops killed in the same IED explosion as Bobby.
Our great friend, County Music Star Aaron Tippin showed some love to Forging Forward by wearing the "You Are Beautiful" shirt onstage at Renfro Valley! Thank you Aaron!
Click the image to hear his the song he wrote and sings "You Make Me Beautiful." We love it!
If you ever get a chance to see Tippin, don't pass the opportunity, his energy is contagious!
Aaron is one of he most patriotic people in the USA and we thank him for all the songs he has written and sings to celebrate life in the USA!
The Republican Women of Forsyth County, Cumming, GA invited Bobby Henline to their monthly meeting to tell his story and share his comedy. They also did a fundraiser for Forging Forward. We had a great time with all the good folks in the organization. Forging Forward passed out Remembrance Tags to veteran volunteers in the crowd.
Forging Forward partnered up with Warriors Mountain River Adventures to host a retreat for military veterans in Pagosa Springs, CO. The group did 4x4 in the mountains, private tour of Chimney Rock, hiking, Hot Springs Spa, fishing, and so much more. What a great group!
Henline was invitied to be the Keynote at the NGAKY Annual Meeting in Louisville,KY. Forging Forward participated in a scholoraship golf tournatment and Bobby presented along with his comedy to the active duty and retiree National Guard of Kentucky.
Ken McLean, with Forging Forward Big Sky Smoke’N BBQ, spent Saturday cooking and serving up food for the 2nd Annual Heroes Tailgate BBQ. He was located at the Carroll College PE Center, Helena Montana. The food was served to active duty and veteran military and first responders. All others were asked to give a donation for their BBQ plate.
The BBQ Tailgate raised funds for two non-profits, Heroes and Helpers (Helena, MT) and Forging Forward (Greensburg, KY)
Within 1.5 hours, Big Sky Smoke’N BBQ ran out of 50 lbs of brisket, 25 lbs baby back ribs, 56 burgers, 42 brats, 30 lbs taters, 60 lbs mac n’cheese, 10 lbs chicken wings. The jalapeno mac n’cheese was a huge hit!
Want Ken to bring his Big Sky Smoke’N BBQ to your event? Contact Jamie@ForgingForward.org.
Colorado American Legion Riders invited Bobby Henline to do his comedy and Forging Forward to be the beneficiary of their 2022 ROMP. A great group of folks and so much fun!
Bobby Henline and Forging Forward visited Rapid City, SD with Casting Vets to do a Comedy Show Fundraiser for this great veteran-run organization.
Alabama Veteran and Forging Forward co-hosted a military veteran Retreat at Soggy Bottom Lodge, Linden, AL. What a great way to end the Retreat! Healing and Letting Go with skeet, water, friends at the Lodge dock.
Alabama Veteran and Forging Forward co-hosted a military veteran Retreat at Soggy Bottom Lodge, Linden, AL. Fishing, grounds tour, more good food, and camaraderie at the Lodge.
Alabama Veteran and Forging Forward co-hosted a military veteran Retreat at Soggy Bottom Lodge, Linden, AL. Shotgun golf, good food, and camaraderie at the Lodge.
Alabama Veteran and Forging Forward co-hosted a military veteran Retreat at Soggy Bottom Lodge in Linden, AL. We ate at Ezell's Fish Camp and toured the Lodge. It is beautiful! We had 15 military veterans participating in the Retreat and 5 volunteers.
BeardVet presented Bobby Henline Comedy in Alpharetta, GA, to raise funds for Forging Forward and American Warrior Garage.
A great beach event in Virginia Beach, VA, coordinated by Chris Bruneau and Jeremy Tenney to raise funds for Forging Forward.
Bobby Henline was a guest speaker at the 20th Anniversary of Ride of Pride, North Carolina.
Joe Shumway took us on a tour of the Daimler plant in North Carolina.
Forging Forward brought in Firefighters and their families for a fun time in Myrtle Beach!
Forging Forward brought in military veterans from across the USA for a fun trip to Myrtle Beach, SC.
Forging Forward and Bobby Henline went to Orange, MA to do a comedy show for the firefighter community.
Forging Forward and Feeding The Heroes had a great picnic to honor First Responders and fundraise for Forging Forward in McDonough, GA.
Forging Forward was honored to be at an American Flag Dedication at VFW Post 670 with our great friend Anthony Peterson, A Flag To Remember Founder.
Forging Forward hosted a military veteran Retreat at
Camp For Heroes, Fairmont, NC. Knife forging, kayaking, fishing, ax throwing, and camaraderie.
Forging Forward attended the V.E.T.S. Seminar in Fayetteville, NC and met some outstanding military veteran entrepreneurs. They were presenting game plans for other veteran and community entrepreneurs to be successful in business.
CPL J Gartland, return of his ashes to his hometown in PA, with OffRoad Outreach
Forging Forward and Flinch Forward worked together to bring veterans from the USA and Canada to a Retreat in Estes Park, CO. Snow skiing, hiking, food, and camaraderie. What a beautiful time we had!
Forging Forward was invited to a fundraiser for OffRoad Outreach in Clinton, NC. We presented veterans with the Remembrance Tags. What a powerful remembrance, so many of the veterans were moved and thankful.
Bobby Henline was invited to open the 911 Tower Foundation "911 Tower Challenge" in 2019, Tucson, AZ.
The World Trade Center's Twin Towers each consisted of 110 floors and 2071 steps, and each year thousands of people across Arizona walk, climb and run the stairs to remember. Firefighters in full gear, Police, Military and Bomb Squad personnel march steadily alongside civilians of varying ages, abilities and backgrounds. ,
Forging Forward was invited by Man 22 in Fayetteville, NC to open the ceremony and bring Remembrance Tags to hand out. The community support was great, and we were honored to participate.