Military appreciation event set in Sac County

ODEBOLT — An appreciation event for members of the military and first responders will be held Saturday near Odebolt in Sac County.

The second annual Bridging the Gap Festival will be from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Prairie Pedlar Gardens, according to an announcement from event organizers. Admission is free; donations will be accepted.

Dustin Bogue, a country singer and Sac County native, will perform at 7 p.m.

Additional musicians set to take the stage include Bob Merchant of The Shadows, Johnny Bekish, John Bartle and Billy Rider.

Other activities will include Boot Camp for Kids, inflatable slides, a dunk tank, rock wall climbing, yard games, food and an auction.

The event benefits Operation Engage America, a nonprofit organization that promotes awareness of post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injuries.