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2011-07-21 11:00:00

ATLANTA, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To honor the brave men and women of the U.S. armed forces, Ally Financial has teamed up with Carl Black Automotive Group to provide $10,000 worth of backpacks and school supplies to children of Georgia military personnel. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110609/DE17177LOGO-c ) In cooperation with Operation Homefront Georgia and National Charity League Northeast Atlanta, approximately 1,000 backpacks and essential school supplies will be...

2011-06-23 16:29:00

Nonprofit organization experiencing significant recent growth SAN ANTONIO, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Operation Homefront, the nonprofit that provides emergency financial and other assistance to military families and wounded warriors, today announced the addition of three members to its national Board of Directors. Mark Foster of Martin Aviation and the Lyon Aviation Museum; Laura Fredericks of Laura Fredericks, LLC; and investor Ken Slater were elected to the Board at its...

2011-06-14 09:27:00

ALPHARETTA, Ga., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless, which operates the nation's fastest, most advanced 4G network and largest, most reliable 3G network, presented a total amount of $15,000 to Operation Homefront at the seventh annual Verizon Wireless Network of Champions Golf Tournament on Monday, June 13 at The River Club in Suwanee. Verizon Wireless and the Atlanta Falcons presented Operation Homefront with a check in the amount of $15,000 to benefit the organization, which...

2011-06-13 12:00:00

Also announced formalized linkages with 10 other nonprofits "joining forces" to support the military. WASHINGTON, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Operation Homefront (OH) and the U.S. Army Warrior Transition Command (WTC) today announced the creation of the Army Homefront Fund. A Memorandum of Understanding between OH and the WTC recognizes the new 501(c)(3) organization, which OH will administer. The Fund will provide emergency financial and other support to Soldiers and their...

2011-05-18 12:27:00

NEW YORK, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of the upcoming Memorial Day holiday, renowned curators on the new social shopping site OpenSky including Chef Bobby Flay, TLC's Cake Boss Buddy Valastro, Country Music Legends The Judds, Real Housewife of NYC Kelly Killoren Bensimon and Host of Mad Hungry Lucinda Scala Quinn are offering fans a fun way to show their support for the troops who defend our freedom every day. Beginning Thursday, May 19 at 12:00 p.m. EDT each curator is...

2011-03-09 13:25:00

Deserving Young Patriots Will Win $5,000 SAN ANTONIO, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Operation Homefront today announced the five recipients of the 2011 Military Child of the Year® Award. This year, for the first time, the award will be given to an outstanding military child from each Service - Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard. Each award recipient was chosen by a committee including active duty military personnel, Family Readiness Support...

2011-02-28 05:00:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a show of support for U.S. military families, Stage stores are now selling a patriotic-themed, reusable shopping tote with all proceeds benefitting Operation Homefront, a national organization providing emergency financial assistance and other vital support services to the families of U.S. soldiers. Beginning Feb. 16, customers can purchase the shopping tote at any Stage store for $5.00 and 100% of the funds are donated to the charity....

2011-02-10 09:00:00

SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Operation Homefront, the national non-profit that provides emergency financial and other assistance to military families and wounded warriors, announced today that it has earned its fourth consecutive 4-star rating from Charity Navigator. This is the top rating awarded by the charity watchdog organization. "We are proud to announce Operation Homefront has earned our fourth consecutive 4-star rating for its ability to efficiently manage...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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