Veteran

Valet Living Thanks San Antonio Veterans and Military Members With A Year of Free Amenity Services

Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 4:47pm

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Valet Living, the only nationally recognized full-service amenities provider to the multifamily housing industry, is providing free amenity services to nominated veterans and military members living in San Antonio Valet Living communities for one year through its Valet Giving Heroes program.

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  • SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Valet Living, the only nationally recognized full-service amenities provider to the multifamily housing industry, is providing free amenity services to nominated veterans and military members living in San Antonio Valet Living communities for one year through its Valet Giving Heroes program.
  • As part of the program, San Antonio veterans and military members will receive free amenity services such as home cleans, pet visits, concierge services and more as part of Valet Living's commitment to serve military members and veterans nationwide.
  • Valet Living is currently accepting nominations for the next class of veterans and military members that will be announced in November, National Veterans and Military Families Month.
  • San Antonio is a top market for Valet Living with several communities offering its full slate of amenity services.

The American Legion activates national Buddy Checks to save veteran lives amid rising suicide rates, urges Congress to pass bill to help

Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 2:52pm

The nation's largest veterans organizationis also urging Congress to pass the Buddy Check Bill which will make wellness checks a national priority for the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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  • The nation's largest veterans organizationis also urging Congress to pass the Buddy Check Bill which will make wellness checks a national priority for the Department of Veterans Affairs.
  • The American Legion warns that veterans can be at particular risk for depression and suicide around the holidays and into the winter months.
  • "The American Legion knows from 100 years of experience that it's veteran-to-veteran contact that can make the difference for someone in a crisis situation," says James W. "Bill" Oxford, national commander of The American Legion.
  • The American Legion is also urging Congress to unanimously pass the Buddy Check Bill introduced with bi-partisan support from Sens.

Verano Partners with the American Veterans Center to Celebrate America's Heroes for Veterans Day

Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 12:00am

GOODYEAR, Ariz., Oct. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Today Verano Learning Partners (VLP) announced its partnership with the American Veterans Center (AVC), a premier national non-profit that honors the sacrifice of America's veterans through educational programs and civic events, to support AVC's Annual Veterans Conference along with its premier annual event, American Valor, premiering Veterans Day Weekend.

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  • GOODYEAR, Ariz., Oct. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Today Verano Learning Partners (VLP) announced its partnership with the American Veterans Center (AVC), a premier national non-profit that honors the sacrifice of America's veterans through educational programs and civic events, to support AVC's Annual Veterans Conference along with its premier annual event, American Valor, premiering Veterans Day Weekend.
  • "Verano Learning Partners is proud to support and partner with the American Veterans Center for its Annual Veterans Conference along with its premier annual event, American Valor: We Stand Together," said Damian Creamer, a former Marine and founder of Verano Learning Partners.
  • American Valor, AVC's annual honors program, will premier Veterans Day weekend on ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX affiliates nation-wide.
  • About Verano Learning Partners ( https://verano.org/ ): Verano is a leader in developing innovative learning models and schools as part of a collaborative network of schools and partners.

National Nonprofit SoldierStrong Announces Donation of 10 iBots to Veterans During VHA Innovation Experience Conference

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 4:02pm

Donations of the iBOTs are the latest effort by SoldierStrong to provide revolutionary medical technologies to help injured veterans lead full lives.

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  • Donations of the iBOTs are the latest effort by SoldierStrong to provide revolutionary medical technologies to help injured veterans lead full lives.
  • SoldierStrong has donated $3.8 million in state-of-the-art medical devices to individual veterans and Veterans Affairs medical centers across the country.
  • This donation of iBOTs allows SoldierStrong to provide technologies that simultaneously address the needs of physical and mental health, Meek said.
  • The iBOTs unique capabilities will allow veterans who receive a donation to feel secure, independent and enjoy a sense of confidence unmatched by other devices.

Image One Announces Inaugural First Responders & Military Veteran Franchise Giveaway

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 2:27pm

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., Oct. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --In time for National First Responders Day (October 28), Image One Facility Solutions, a commercial cleaning franchise based in the Chicago suburbs, is pleased to announce its inaugural franchise giveaway to first responders and veterans.

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  • ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., Oct. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --In time for National First Responders Day (October 28), Image One Facility Solutions, a commercial cleaning franchise based in the Chicago suburbs, is pleased to announce its inaugural franchise giveaway to first responders and veterans.
  • Image One Facility Solutions is pleased to announce its inaugural franchise giveaway to first responders and veterans.
  • Since its founding, Image One has put an emphasis on assisting veterans to join the franchise group, and is now extending that to first responders.
  • It is regularly recognized as a top franchise by third-party franchise and business publications, including CNBC.com, Entrepreneur.com and Franchise Business Review.

Frank Larkin, Distinguished Navy Seal And Secret Service Agent Joins Boulder Crest Foundation Board Of Directors

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 12:00pm

BLUEMONT, Va., Oct. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Boulder Crest Foundation, a veteran-led nonprofit organization serving military combat veterans and first responders, through free, posttraumatic growth programming, announces former Navy SEAL, Secret Service Agent, and senior government executive, Frank Larkin, has joined their Board of Directors.

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  • BLUEMONT, Va., Oct. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Boulder Crest Foundation, a veteran-led nonprofit organization serving military combat veterans and first responders, through free, posttraumatic growth programming, announces former Navy SEAL, Secret Service Agent, and senior government executive, Frank Larkin, has joined their Board of Directors.
  • Frank's passion to help his fellow veterans and first responders is exactly what we look for when recruiting new board members.
  • More broadly, Boulder Crest is working to drive change across the mental health system, in pursuit of a system that is accessible, effective, and healthy.
  • For more information about Boulder Crest Foundation please visit http://bouldercrest.org .

Code of Support Partners with Google to Focus on the Challenges Facing Our Veterans, Caregivers, and Their Families

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 4:27pm

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Code of Support Foundation (COSF) applauds Google for focusing on the challenges facing our veterans, caregivers, and their families.

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  • ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Code of Support Foundation (COSF) applauds Google for focusing on the challenges facing our veterans, caregivers, and their families.
  • In partnership with Code of Support and other veteran-service organizations, today Google launches "Serving Veterans," an effort to reach and serve more veteran families in need.
  • Google is highlighting "Serving Veterans" on the Google homepage beginning at 12AM, Tuesday, October 13, 2020, and will continue to share resources throughout the campaign.
  • Find out more about Code of Support and our services for veterans and families at codeofsupport.org.

Eyemart Express Focuses on Military Hiring and 20% Discount for Veterans Day

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 2:33pm

"We are proud to be a veteran-friendly company and we value the skills and experiences veterans bring to the optical industry," said Gianna Venturi, Eyemart Express Chief People Officer.

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  • "We are proud to be a veteran-friendly company and we value the skills and experiences veterans bring to the optical industry," said Gianna Venturi, Eyemart Express Chief People Officer.
  • "When veterans become Eyemart associates, they are trained in a trade which will lead to new opportunities and career paths within the optical industry.
  • Eyemart Express is also thanking veterans, active- and inactive duty military personnel, and their families for their service with a 20% discount on eyewear purchases.
  • Eyemart Express has continued to help relieve financial burdens for military families with an annual donation to the VFW Unmet Needs program.

Semper Fi & America’s Fund and The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation Kick-Off 9th Annual “Double Down for Veterans” Campaign

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 1:00pm

Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Semper Fi & Americas Fund (The Fund) is proud to announce that The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation has issued its 9thannual challenge to raise $20 million through its Double Down for Veterans Match Campaign.

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  • Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Semper Fi & Americas Fund (The Fund) is proud to announce that The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation has issued its 9thannual challenge to raise $20 million through its Double Down for Veterans Match Campaign.
  • Bob and Renees extraordinary generosity has no bounds, said Semper Fi & Americas Fund President, CEO and Founder Karen Guenther.
  • To help The Fund reach its goal, the Double Down for Veterans campaign is also being supported by Parsons Extreme Golf (PXG).
  • The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation is a long-time partner to The Fund and, since 2012, the Double Down for Veterans campaign has generatedmore than $122 million in support of servicemembers and their families.

Great Clips® Offers Free Haircuts to Military Service Members on Veterans Day

Monday, October 26, 2020 - 1:00pm

For the eighth consecutive year, Great Clips salons across the United States will show their appreciation for retired and active military service members by offering free haircuts on Veterans Day.

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  • For the eighth consecutive year, Great Clips salons across the United States will show their appreciation for retired and active military service members by offering free haircuts on Veterans Day.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201026005010/en/
    On Wednesday, November 11, retired and active service members can visit any U.S. Great Clips salon and get a free haircut or a free haircut card.
  • Additionally, non-military customers who get a haircut on Veterans Day at a Great Clips salon will receive a free haircut card to give to a service member in thanks for their service.
  • Since the inception of the brands Veterans Day program, Great Clips has provided more than 1.6 million free haircuts.