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2014-09-30 12:21:09

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Military families can receive a basket of free groceries and learn about healthy eating thanks to a new campaign from the national nonprofit Operation Homefront. The organization, which provides emergency financial and other assistance to military families, today announced its Growing Healthy Military Families campaign, a series of events this Fall in cities across America that will help military families learn about healthy eating and...

2014-09-24 12:22:01

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) has named Jim Knotts as Chief Executive Officer effective October 6(th). Knotts previously held the position of president and CEO of Operation Homefront. "It is the right time to turn over the day-to-day management and leadership of VVMF. Jim is a veteran of Desert Storm and an experienced, talented executive," said Jan C. Scruggs, VVMF's Founder and President. "Jim's leadership and...

2014-09-23 12:22:59

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Operation Homefront, the national military support nonprofit, announced today that Chief Operating Officer (COO) Tim Farrell, 48, has been appointed as the interim Chief Executive Officer following the Board of Directors' acceptance of the resignation of Jim Knotts, 46, who led the organization since 2009. The effective date for the leadership change is Sept. 26, 2014. Operation Homefront provides emergency financial and other...

2014-09-08 08:20:35

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Operation Homefront is a national nonprofit leading more than 2,500 volunteers with nationwide presence who provide emergency and other financial assistance to the families of service members and wounded warriors. Operation Homefront has provided assistance to thousands of military families since its inception in 2002. Recognized for superior performance by leading independent charity watchdog groups, nationally, 93 percent of total donations...

2014-08-11 16:20:34

Program Made Possible by Dollar Tree, SAIC, RetailMeNot, eBags, Veterans United Foundation, and Eckrich SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Operation Homefront's Back to School Brigade(TM) program, which distributes back-to-school supplies to children of military families, is off to a fast start now in its eighth consecutive year. Operation Homefront staff and volunteers are collecting and distributing backpacks full of school supplies to military kids across the...

2014-08-05 08:40:35

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RetailMeNot, Inc. (NASDAQ: SALE), which operates the world's largest marketplace for digital offers, is proud to announce its support of Operation Homefront, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing emergency financial and other assistance to thousands of families of service members and wounded warriors across the United States each year. The organization was the recipient of a $15,000 grant from RetailMeNot to support the...

2014-07-07 12:21:12

SAN ANTONIO, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Operation Homefront and Dollar Tree, Inc. have joined forces again this pre-school season to gather school supplies for military children across the country. The supplies can be purchased starting today by customers at all Dollar Tree and Deals stores nationwide and placed in collection boxes in each store. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110623/DC25541LOGO The Back-to-School Brigade(TM) program is a nationwide campaign by...

2014-07-01 08:25:48

Extended Ride Times, Fireworks and Fun GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Six Flags Entertainment Corporation, (NYSE:SIX) the world's largest regional theme park company, is partnering with Coca-Cola® for the second annual Coca-Cola July 4(th) Fest at Six Flags, July 4-6 at all U.S. theme parks. This three-day patriotic celebration is included with park admission and features a full weekend of exciting thrills including one hour of early ride time July 4, 5 and 6 on...

2014-06-22 16:20:07

Murphy-Goode Grill Sergeant Cooks for "The King" Richard Petty and Team LISLE, Ill. and HEALDSBURG, Calif., June 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eckrich and Murphy-Goode, which both support Operation Homefront, have collaborated to develop a special recipe created by Murphy-Goode's "Grill Sergeant" Dirk Yeaton in support of our military families. To celebrate the partnership and highlight the recipe, Eckrich invited Murphy-Goode and Yeaton to the Sonoma Raceway to cook for "The King"...

2014-06-05 20:22:18

Eckrich and Weis Markets Give Back to Injured Vet and Family; Will Walk in Richard Petty's Shoes LISLE, Ill. and TANNERSVILLE, Pa., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Staff Sergeant Randy Gray and his family will be treated like royalty this weekend at the Pocono Raceway thanks to Eckrich, Weis Markets and Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM). Gray, a member of the National Guard will be a guest of Eckrich and "The King" Richard Petty. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140606/95115...


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