July 10, 2015

Operation: Tools for School available for veterans and families

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COLUMBUS, Ohio (July 10, 2015) – This August, Military Veterans Resource Center will run Operation: Tools for School to help military families with their children’s back-to-school costs. Veterans, active duty service members, and spouses are eligible for this assistance when proof of service is presented at any of the four Military Veterans Resource Centers in Ohio. “For veterans who are in transition or between jobs, purchasing something simple like school supplies can be a burden. We wanted to do something to help veterans and their children have a positive start to the school year,” said MVRC Executive Director Len Proper. Operation: Tools for School will run from August 3 until August 17. Donations are gladly accepted. Military Veterans Resource Center’s mission is to help veterans who served honorably access the resources they need to become self-reliant in managing their career and life decisions. MVRC is based in Columbus and operates five centers throughout Ohio.   ###
July 8, 2015

Cincinnati Revolution to host Salute to Service Night on July 11

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CINCINNATI, Ohio (July 8, 2015) – The Cincinnati Revolution will host a Salute to Service Night on Saturday, July 11 at their game against the Pittsburgh Thunderbirds. Salute to Service is held in honor of military members, police and firefighters, and they will receive free entry to the game. Pre-game activities will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the University of Cincinnati’s Sheakley Athletic Complex. Service members, veterans and first responders can claim their free tickets by contacting Dan Dunaway at 513-252-2395. For everyone else, the Revolution will accept a $10 gift card from Kroger in place of game admission. Or, a donation of one canned item will earn $2 off regular admission prices at the ticket booth. All gift cards and canned food items will be donated to Military Veterans Resource Center, a non-profit organization that helps veterans who served honorably access the resources they need to manage their career and life decisions. “We wanted to do something to give back and thought the Salute to Service Night would be a great way to honor our service members and help local veterans,” said Raymie Younkin, U.S. Army veteran and Managing Owner of the Cincinnati Revolution. Additional activities include a Color Guard ceremony, games for the family, giveaways, and food. For more information about Salute to Service Night, contact Abby Reynolds at 614-504-4357, or visit CincinnatiRevolution.com. The Cincinnati Revolution is a professional ultimate disc team in the American Ultimate Disc League (AUDL). One of the original 8 AUDL teams, […]