Photo by Larry MaranoFounding Bad Company and Free frontman Paul Rodgers will sing the National Anthem on September 10 before the New York Mets' home game at Citi Field against the Washington Nationals. The rocker's performance will take place in conjunction with a special promotional event called "Hooves on First," a partnership between the Mets and the Seraphim12 Foundation that will promote the humane treatment of horses.
Rodgers and his wife, Cynthia, are avid supporters of the nonprofit organization, and all of the proceeds from the sales of the singer's latest single, "With Our Love," were donated to Seraphim12.
The "Hooves on First" event also will include appearances by "Joey," the large equine puppet featured in the Tony Award-winning Broadway show War Horse. In addition, fans will be able to meet and pet the Seraphim12 Foundation's horse ambassador "Chip" before the game near Mets Plaza.
Tickets for the game purchased at Mets.com/Horse will benefit Seraphim12, which aids abused horses and seeks to promote more compassionate treatment of all animals.
In other Rodgers news, the singer recently added a pair of shows to his concert itinerary -- a two-night stand, October 30-31, at the Potawatomi Casino in Milwaukee.
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