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Wingspan Gives Back with Two-Day Charity Event

""Wingspan Portfolio Advisors"":http://www.wingspanportfolioadvisors.com/, a Dallas-based diversified mortgage services provider, will sponsor in October a two-day charity golf tournament, exclusive VIP movie screening, and private concert event featuring five-time Grammy Award winner Wynonna Judd.

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The ""Heroes & Hope"":http://wingspangivesbackgolftournament.org/ event will kick off October 7 in Frisco, Texas, with a performance from Judd. The Wingspan Gives Back Charity Golf Tournament begins the next day, and the event will conclude that evening with an exclusive sneak preview of ""The Hornet's Nest,"" a documentary film that follows ABC News journalist Mike Boettcher and his son, Carlos Bottcher, who spent time embedded in U.S. forces fighting on the front lines in Afghanistan.

Also scheduled to appear are Dallas Cowboys legend Roger Staubach and football greats Tim Brown and Darren Woodson.

Proceeds from the event will go to the Military Warriors Support Foundation, the Project Hope Foundation, and 9-1-1 For Kids.

""There is no group to whom we owe more than the men and women of our military,"" said Wingspan president and CEO Steven Horne. ""This event benefits the heroes who wore the uniform of our country, enduring great hardship and sacrifice to protect all Americans. At the same time, 'Heroes & Hope' helps make a difference for children in need. Wingspan is proud to give back as a sponsor of this memborable event.

Christian Tureaud and David Salzberg, co-directors and producers of ""The Hornet's Nest,"" added in a joint statement, ""It is truly an honor to team up with Wingspan Portfolio Advisors and Wynonna Judd for this private VIP screening of 'The Hornet's Nest.' We can't wait to give audiences this early sneak peek at this inspiring first-hand account of what's happening in Afghanistan. This film gives you a never-before seen look at the sacrifices, patriotism and dedication our troops face every day in battle.""

About Author: Tory Barringer

Tory Barringer began his journalism career in early 2011, working as a writer for the University of Texas at Arlington's student newspaper before joining the DS News team in 2012. In addition to contributing to DSNews.com, he is also the online editor for DS News' sister publication, MReport, which focuses on mortgage banking news.
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