(Washington DC) BrightFocus supports research to end Alzheimer's disease, macular degeneration, and glaucoma. They are a nonprofit organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of the United States, and are working to save mind and sight.
(Washington DC) The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation whose mission is to help find missing children, reduce child sexual exploitation, and prevent child victimization. NCMEC works with families, victims, private industry, law enforcement, and the public to assist with preventing child abductions, recovering missing children, and providing services to deter and combat child sexual exploitation.
We're honored to have been a part of this event. Originally scheduled to be outdoors, a last-minute decision put the event indoors at the historic Studebaker Building in South Bend, Indiana. Good decision; it rained all day.
If there's a common element in PM1's clients, it may be their dedication to helping America's troops and families. Gary Sinise, who most people know as "Lieutenant Dan" has been doing that for over a decade with Kimo Williams; they tour as the Lt. Dan Band and do USO shows. They also fundraise for disabled veterans as the Gary Sinise foundation, whom we've been partnering with recently on a tour of bases across America.
(Mayport, Florida) - Some companies say they do production; we mean it. PM1 installed the SL-320 main stage and generators on day one. At dawn on day two arrays and trusses were flown and the bands started load-in by the time Reveille was played. PM1 provide full stage, lights, sound, power, site management, staffing, and operations for this one-day, four-headliner free festival at US Naval Station Mayport.
There were much larger events in Miami yesterday. There were stages that eclipsed this one in size exponentially. We'd just pulled hundreds of decks out of the stadium parking lot up the road from the previous weekend's ten-year mega-festival. But on THIS Monday, THIS stage was important.