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Country Music, Camping and Boosting COPD Awareness
On July 15-17th, Country Conquers COPD road-tripped to Belmont, Ohio to promote COPD awareness at the country music festival Jamboree in the Hills.
  • Country Conquers COPD
  • Event location

    Jamboree in the Hills
    43510 National Rd
    Belmont, OH 43718

  • A note of special thanks to:

    • COPD Foundation
    • Gibson Guitar
    • Ohio Society for Respiratory Care
    • West Virginia Society for Respiratory Care
    • Pennsylvania Society for Respiratory Care

Thirty-five years of country-fried food and entertainment

A woman with a Country Counquers COPD bag.

Dubbed the "Superbowl of Country Music," the 2011 Jamboree in the Hills music festival celebrated its 35th year of bringing major country music acts to Ohio. Over twenty live outdoor performances by country stars including Toby Keith, Miranda Lambert, and Tim McGraw drew more than 75,000 fans to the festival to revel in good music and tasty fair food.

Over the course of the four day festival, more than 6,000 people stopped by the Country Conquers COPD tent for important COPD information and their chance to win a Gibson J45 acoustic guitar.

Four days of energy, COPD education and testing

Spirometry test at the 2011 Jamboree in the HIlls

Located in a high-visibility area near an entrance to the festival and our friends at the Gibson Guitar Tour Bus, the COPD booth was bustling with folks interested in learning more about the signs and symptoms of COPD, as well as testing and treatment. Plus, more 700 eager concert-goers obtain were able to take advantage of free spirometry testing being conducted onsite.

We send out our special thanks to Gibson, the COPD Foundation, and members of the Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia Respiratory Care Societies, who helped make this event a success.

Gibson Bus

Click here to see pictures from 2011 Jamboree in the Hills, Belmont, Ohioexternal disclaimer

Country Conquers COPD Learn More Breathe Better® is an awareness campaign of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.


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