SALUTE TO VETERANS Luncheon Seeks Nominations for Local Vets & Nonprofits
The American Health Association & U.S. Marine Corps League is Seeking Nominations for Annual Veterans & Non-Profit Awards
Deadline for Nominations is October 15 -- Awards Will Be Presented at Annual Salute to Veterans Luncheon in Boynton Beach on 11/11/11
The American Health Society and The United States Marine Corps League, co-sponsors of the annual SALUTE TO VETERANS Luncheon in Palm Beach County, are now seeking local award nominations in four major categories:
+ Military Veteran of the Year for the Palm Beaches
+ Military Volunteer of the Year for the Palm Beaches
+ Volunteer of the Year from a Non-Profit Corporation, Agency or Organization
+ Chief Executive Officer from a Non-Profit Corporation, Agency or Organization
The deadline to submit nominations is October 15, 2011. Nomination applications are available by calling 561.361.9091 or by writing: Awards, P.O. Box 1772, Boca Raton, FL 33429.
The annual awards will be presented at the next SALUTE TO VETERANS Luncheon, which will be held at noon on Veteran’s Day (November 11) at Benvenuto Restaurant, 1730 North Federal Highway in Boynton Beach.
This patriotic event will include remarks by U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, plus a special reading by award-winning soldier-poet Brian Turner, who’s appearance is courtesy of the Palm Beach Poetry Festival.
The cost to attend this year’s SALUTE TO VETERANS Luncheon is $40 per person. RSVP to 561.361.9091
“As a veteran of the Korean War, I stand proud with my fellow vets of World War II, Korea, Viet Nam as we salute our brothers and sisters fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan. This Luncheon is a tribute to all branches of service as we pay tribute to all fighting forces from Palm Beach County," said Dr. J.R. Gordon, founder of The American Health Society and chairman of the Palm Beach Veterans Day Luncheon.
About The American Health Association:
American Health Association (AHA) is an award winning preventive health and social wellness association. It is a new concept in social responsible aging as well as defensive and regenerative medicine. AHA sponsors a wide array of programs in preventative and holistic health and mental healthcare, healthcare education, literacy and advocacy. All are aimed at preventing lifestyle-based illness, diseases and the frailties of aging. A special emphasis is with “at risk children/adults and senior populations.” For more information, please visit www.americanhealthassociation.org.
About The U.S. Marine Corps League:
Members of the Marine Corps League join together in camaraderie and fellowship for the purpose of preserving the traditions and promoting the interests of the United States Marine Corps, banding together those who are now serving in the United States Marine Corps and those who have been honorably discharged from that service that they may effectively promote the ideals of American freedom and democracy, voluntarily aiding and rendering assistance to all Marines, FMF Corpsmen and former Marines and FMF Corpsmen and to their widows and orphans; and to perpetuate the history of the United States Marine Corps and by fitting acts to observe the anniversaries of historical occasions of particular interest to Marines.
AVAILABLE FOR INTERVIEW:
Dr. J.R. Gordon, American Health Association
561.361.9091 or AHAdotcom@aol.com
Gary Schweikhart, PR-BS, Inc.
561.756.4298 or email@example.com