Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Legendary group The Chi-Lites to perform in Chicago

Legendary Chicago group The Chi-Lites will perform at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 9 at the University of Illinois at Chicago, 725 W. Roosevelt Road, Chicago as part of Help Hospitalized Veteran's "Salute to America-Chicago."

 The event is presented in cooperation with Soldier’s Wish, a group dedicated to meeting the needs of individuals serving in the military.

“These are family-friendly concerts that pay special tribute and say ‘thank-you’ to all the men and women who are currently serving in our nation’s military, those who have served before, and their families,” said John Meagher, board chairman for Help Hospitalized Veterans, in a press release. “The Chicago Salute to America concert is just one of many HHV initiatives that demonstrate our heartfelt appreciation to veterans, and that is our year-long, daily focus.”

Admission to the Aug. 9 Chicago concert is free on a first-come, first served basis. More information is available by calling 312-413-9875 or emailing