Saturday, December 15, 2012
Check out this video of the singer performing a song off her new album.
Last weekend, singer Ayla Brown stopped by Smolak Farms to perform Christmas songs with military kids at the Trees For Troops event. She also sang this song, "Pride of America," from her new album, "Heroes and Hometowns." Part of the proceeds from that album will benefit Hugs for Heroes.
Monday, December 10, 2012
Families of soldiers got a Christmas gift in North Andover.
On Saturday, Smolak Farms was packed with military families picking out Christmas trees in the third annual Trees For Troops event. Trees For Troops is a program organized by BAE Systems and the USO to provide local soldiers and their families with Christmas trees and more. Often when a soldier is deployed or has recently returned, his or her family struggles to make ends meet. In the troubled economy of the past few years, that reality has been exacerbated. "We wouldn't be here if it wasn't for them preserving our freedoms," BEA Systems spokesperson Lu Goncalves-Getty said. So BAE Systems and the USO, with help from Smolak Farms, makes the holiday season a little brighter with Trees For Troops. The trees are donated to the families, and …
The solo artist gave military children some Christmas cheer.
At the Trees For Troops event at Smolak Farms Saturday, singer Ayla Brown showed up and sang Christmas songs with the kids. He father, Sen. Scott Brown, and mother Gail Huff joined her. Check out her performance of "Silent Night."