LONDON, KY -- County Wide was proud to honor and show support of the Wounded Warrior Project by presenting a plaque containing a hand signed commerative poster, cd artwork and single release of “Tastes like America” and a $500 check to Colonel Jack Morgan and Jason Kumfer on Thursday, September 24th at the World Chicken Festival.
Tastes Like America is a single released July 4th of this year from their debute album “Justice in the South”. The song is about the brave individuals who fought for their country, some giving the ultimate sacrifice. In efforts to commemorate veterans, County Wide asked fans to submit images of veterans for a poster project that was signed by the band and sold to raise money and awareness to the Wounded Warrior Project. A limited amount of 100 posters were printed and sold at $5 a piece, the $500 raised was given in full to support the Wounded Warrior Project.
Aron Bunch, County Wide lead singer and songwriter, said: “ I wrote this song as a tribute to my father, a Vietnam Veteran who is a true American Hero. I wanted to write something that told his story, his prespective.” Colonel Jack Morgan also said “We can’t thank County Wide and their fans enough for the support they have been to the Veterans. Its important we don’t forget about them and what they gave. It was a great night of music but the heart touching part of our night was seeing those hundreds of people standing and clapping showing their appreciation. What a great night.”
Wounded Warrior Project is a charity and veterans service organization that offers a variety of programs, service and events for wounded veterans of the military actions following the events of September 11, 2001.
A homegrown band based in Southeastern Kentucky, County Wide has a energetic show that excites and gets people on their feet. Their variety of music including Old/New Country, Southern/Classic Rock, Blues, Alternative, and there very own songs. Their debut album “Justice in the South” will be released October 30th at a Release Party in Corbin, Kentucky at the Technology Center.