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Points of Light Unites Veterans and Children in Projects for the 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance

Events Nationwide, Sponsored by the Corporation for National and Community Service, Focus on Community Needs
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ATLANTA, September 4, 2015 /3BL Media/ – On the 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance, Points of Light – the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service – will host a multigenerational event in Washington, D.C., on the grounds of the Washington Monument, bringing together veterans and school children to benefit children of military families.

National Grid Makes Presidential Pledge to Hire Veterans

Continues Joining Forces Initiative Commitment
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Dear Mrs. Obama and Dr. Biden,

Carnival Cruise Line To Celebrate Texas Arrival Of Carnival Freedom with Special Event Honoring Operation Homefront and Featuring Performance by Martina McBride

Event Welcomes Third Ship to Galveston with Day of Celebration for Military Families Including First Carnival LIVE Concert on Deck
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MIAMI -- Carnival Cruise Line, Texas' number one cruise operator, will welcome Carnival Freedom to its new year-round homeport of Galveston, Texas, on Saturday, February 14, by hosting a celebration to honor U.S. military families. Through a partnership with Operation Homefront, a national non-profit organization dedicated to providing financial and other assistance to military families, Carnival will provide a day of onboard fun and exciting activities for service members and their families.

Redbox Gives Gift of Entertainment to Military Families -- and to Consumers Nationwide

Redbox Donates More Than 3,000 Movies and Gives Away Free Movie Nights to All
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OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL,  December 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Redbox, America's destination for new-release entertainment, is giving the gift of entertainment this holiday season through a consumer promotion and charitable movie donation. Redbox is donating nearly 3,000 Blu-ray™ discs and DVDs to the Fisher House Foundation, whose program provides a network of comfort homes where military and veterans' families can stay at no cost while loved ones receive medical treatment. In addition, Redbox is giving out a promo code for a free movie night that everyone in the U.S.

Female Veterans And Their Long Journey Home

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This press release came across my desk this morning and the title grabbed my attention. I thought I’d share the whole article with you today. It has some important information about the difficulties that women face when they transition out of the military.

Many Americans don’t realize it, but one out of every five new military recruits in the United States is a woman—and 2.5 million veterans are women.

New Solutions Needed To Reintegrate A New Generation of Veterans

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Since I started working with VetsBridge earlier this year, I’m constantly seeking information about how to help veterans return to their lives. I came upon this gem earlier this week from St. Louis on the Air highlighting the need for new solutions needed to reintegrate a new generation of veterans. Reporter Emma Brown identifies some real barriers to reintegration. Here are a few tidbits from the piece, but if you have the time, you should listen to the podcast or read the entire story. I learned a great deal about how much more we should be doing to help people returning from active service. - See more at: http://blog.vetsbridge.com/new-solutions-needed-to-reintegrate-a-new-gen...
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Since I started working with VetsBridge earlier this year, I’m constantly seeking information about how to help veterans return to their lives. I came upon this gem earlier this week from St. Louis on the Air highlighting the need for new solutions needed to reintegrate a new generation of veterans. Reporter Emma Brown identifies some real barriers to reintegration. Here are a few tidbits from the piece, but if you have the time, you should listen to the podcast or read the entire story. I learned a great deal about how much more we should be doing to help people returning from active service. - See more at: http://blog.vetsbridge.com/new-solutions-needed-to-reintegrate-a-new-gen...

UnitedHealthcare Supports Indo JAX Surf Charities’ Surf Camps for Wounded Warriors, Military Families and Autistic Children

Partnership with CBS EcoMedia Will Fund Surf Camps for Two Years, Totaling Approximately 750 Hours of Instruction for Nearly 80 Families
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October 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ - UnitedHealthcare is providing funding in support of Indo Jax Surf Charities’ surf camps, which will enable the nonprofit to expand its surfing programs for children with autism, Wounded Warriors, military veterans and their families. Indo Jax Surf Charities believes exposure to the ocean environment has profound healing properties and can build self-esteem and confidence. UnitedHealthcare’s support of Indo Jax Surf Charities was made possible through CBS EcoMedia’s WellnessAd program.

Marcone CEO Flies with the Blue Angels

Jim Souers is taken on the flight of a lifetime as thanks for Marcone's charitable work toward military support
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Jim Souers, President and CEO of St. Louis-based Marcone Supply, gets recognized for his leadership in local military support initiatives, and is given a rare chance to fly with the Blue Angels. 

“I couldn't be more proud of what Marcone has done in support of our military and their families,” said Souers. “But to be given the opportunity to fly with the Blue Angels is a humbling and thrilling experience I'll never forget.”

Read the full story here.

Bath Fitter and CBS EcoMedia Partner to Provide Scholarships to Children of Military Families

Bath Fitter Funding Supports Military Families By Awarding 25 Students With Fisher House Foundation Scholarships
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July 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Bath Fitter, North America’s leading acrylic bathtub, shower enclosure and tub-to-shower conversion companies, has partnered with CBS EcoMedia for the second year to provide 25 scholarships to sons and daughters of active, retired or deceased service members.

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