“It's definitely a community event,” Bradshaw said of the dinner and concert fundraiser. He added that a group of U.S. Marines came from Fort Worth to help and local kids with the Civil Air Patrol volunteered.
“It was truly an outpouring of support and gratitude for a fine group of soldiers,” he said. “One wounded warrior said he hadn't smiled in a number of years. And he said he wasn't able to wipe the smile off his face and told me, 'You changed my life.' We nicknamed him 'Smiley.'”