Inaugural Freedom & Dignity Festival™ Benefiting Chicagoland Veterans Announces Full Lineup

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    Toby Keith headlines star-studded country music festival on August 10
    at Schaumburg Boomers Stadium. The event will raise money to support
    Café Liberty’s unique culinary training and job placement program for
    veterans in need and their families

    WHEATON, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”” target=”_blank”gt;#FreedomDignityFestlt;/agt;–Café
    , a nonprofit providing free culinary training and job
    placement services for Chicagoland veterans in need, today announced the
    full lineup for its inaugural Freedom & Dignity Festival™, which takes
    place on August 10, 2019 at Boomers Stadium in Schaumburg, Illinois.

    Billboard’s Country Artist of the Decade Toby Keith headlines the
    festival. Keith has sold over 40 million albums and appeared on the
    country music charts more than 60 times during his career. The lineup
    also includes Clay Walker, Colt Ford and Craig Campbell. Tickets are
    available at

    “We’re thrilled to have headliner Toby Keith and a fantastic supporting
    lineup for the inaugural Freedom & Dignity Festival™,” said Dan Gibbons,
    founder and Executive Director of Café Liberty and The Dan Gibbons
    Foundation. “We’re expecting more than 12,500 attendees for the 2019
    event, which will support our efforts to provide free job training
    programs and improve the quality of veterans’ lives in our local

    Café Liberty’s unique culinary training program professionally trains
    veterans and adult members of their families for a career in the food
    service industry and assists in job placement upon graduation. Chef
    Cheryl Corrado, former Executive Chef at CHIC (Cooking & Hospitality
    Institute of Chicago – Le Cordon Bleu) developed the curriculum and is
    lead instructor.

    The Freedom & Dignity Festival™ will be produced by Winfield-based Imagn
    Media & Events
    , a veteran-owned and operated events management
    company. For more information and updates, visit the event pages on Facebook
    and Instagram.

    About Café Liberty

    Wheaton, Ill.-based Café Liberty is a nonprofit organization founded by
    the Dan
    Gibbons Turkey Trot (DGTT) Foundation
    . Café Liberty provides a free
    culinary training program that helps veterans achieve successful careers
    while fulfilling their passion for cooking. For more information, visit


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