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Kevin Davison to speak at 6th Annual “Hope for Heroes” Gala

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Emergency Chaplain Group, a nonprofit organization that offers crisis chaplaincy services to emergency service personnel and their families, has announced the keynote speaker for its 6th annual Hope for Heroes gala on Saturday, November 4 at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott & Convention Center.

The keynote speaker for the event will be Canadian-born singer/songwriter Kevin Davison, who was internationally recognized for his recording of “When Those Sirens Have Gone,” a tribute to First Responders who have encountered post-traumatic stress disorder and other issues as a result of their daily experiences. Davison himself is a former First Responder.

“We are honored to have as our keynote speaker a man who has lived firsthand what our own First Responders have gone through, making him a perfect choice to educate gala attendees and members of the public about our mission,” said J.C. “Skip” Straus, BCC, and founder/CEO/Senior Chaplain of Emergency Chaplain Group. Past keynote speakers have included world-famous comedian and author David Naster and author of the book and subject of the motion picture 90 Minutes in Heaven: A True Story of Death and Life, Don Piper.

Sponsorship opportunities for the “Hope for Heroes” gala are available at various levels. More information can be found on the website at www.emchap.org or by emailing hopeforheroes@emchap.org.

Emergency Chaplain Group, founded in 1998, is a group of specially trained chaplains who respond to the needs of the first responder community both on-scene and “behind-scene,” with an emphasis on Critical Incident Stress and Post Traumatic Stress services. The services offered by the group are without regard to religious affiliation (or lack thereof).

For more information, visit www.emchap.org or call 855.4EM.CHAP (855.436.2427).

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