THE HOME DEPOT FOUNDATION AWARDS CARRFOUR SUPPORTIVE HOUSING WITH $400K GRANT FOR HOMELESS VETERAN HOUSING IN SOUTH FLORIDA

Grant will help fund development of Carrfour’s Liberty Village housing community, which is currently under construction in Miami’s Liberty City neighborhood. Upon completion in late 2017, the 60-unit project will provide permanent housing and supportive services for hundreds of formerly homeless veterans and their families.
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Homeless, 84-year-old war veteran twins helped by Veterans Affairs, donations from community

Clifford and Gary Koekoek, 84-year-old twins who’ve survived fighting in the jungles of Vietnam and ended up sleeping in their car after a bank foreclosed on their California home, say they’re “grateful” for the outpouring of support they’ve received since their story went national. Continue reading Homeless, 84-year-old war veteran twins helped by Veterans Affairs, donations from community

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Join the EOD 133 Memorial Workout to Support Fallen Soldiers Families

NICEVILLE, Florida – Are you looking to put meaning behind your daily workout routine? According to the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association, over 57 million Americans belong to health clubs around the country. Now, athletic enthusiasts can turn one of their workouts into an effective way to help family members who have lost a loved one doing the most dangerous job in the military – explosive ordnance disposal (EOD), or bomb disposal, by taking part in the EOD 133 Memorial Workout.

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CMD-IT Announces 2017 Richard A. Tapia Award Winner Manuel Perez Quinones

Today, CMD-IT announced the recipient of the 2017 Richard A. Tapia Achievement Award for Scientific Scholarship, Civic Science and Diversifying Computing is Manuel Perez Quinones, Associate Dean, College of Computing and Informatics and Professor, Department of Software and Information Systems, University of North Carolina, Charlotte. The Richard A. Tapia Award is awarded annually to an individual who demonstrates significant leadership, commitment and contributions to diversifying computing. Continue reading CMD-IT Announces 2017 Richard A. Tapia Award Winner Manuel Perez Quinones

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