Semper Fi Fund Benefit Bike Wash

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September 9, 2014

San Clemente, CA - Do you ride? This Sunday, stop by the SC Rider Supply shop to enjoy some music, food and fun prizes/giveaways from our auction to benefit the Semper Fi Fund. Free gift bags to the first 50 bikes washed. Read the rest of this entry »

4th Annual Medieval Madness Feast 2014

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September 5, 2014

Alexandria, VA – Once again, Medieval Madness "A Night of Feast and Fun!," is being held at John Strongbow's Tavern in Alexandria, VA on the evening of October 18, 2014 to raise support for the Semper Fi Fund. There will a four course feast, live comedy show and sword fighting.

Medieval Madness is the vision of three disabled Veterans who want to give back to their community with arts and history. Please join us for an evening of fun, entertainment, great food, with a little history, and all in support of the Semper Fi Fund! Read the rest of this entry »

Corporal Jose A., USMC, (Ret.)

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September 4, 2014

Born in Los Angeles and currently living in a suburb of San Diego, Marine Corporal Jose A. always wanted to join the military.

“My grandfather served in the Army,” he said. “I grew up with him talking about that, and it really interested me. As I got older, I saw that the Marine Corps was the most challenging branch, so I enlisted right out of high school.”

“I wanted to do something I could be proud of,” Jose continues. “I couldn't think of anything better than the Marine Corps: It represented honor and courage, and that's what I wanted.” Read the rest of this entry »

Forty Mike Apparel

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August 29, 2014

Forty Mike Apparel - The purchase of any t-shirt from the Forty Mike Apparel catalog by disabled veteran artist, Roy van Wey, USMC (ret) will benefit the Semper Fi Fund. 100% of the profits from the sales of these selected shirts will be donate to the Fund.

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Roy's brother and veteran artist, Andy van Wey, has designated his designs to benefit the America's Fund. 100% of the profits from the sales of his t-shirts will be donated directly to Americas Fund.

For more information and to purchase, please visit the Forty Mike Apparel website http://www.fortymike.com/ or visit them on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/FortyMike

St. Mary’s Century 2014

August 27, 2014

Drayden, MD - The St. Mary's Century has once again selected the Semper Fi Fund to support our injured and critically ill service members and their families. This race is organized by Patuxent Velo which is a USCF (road) and NORBA (mountain) bicycle racing club located in Southern Maryland.

There will be options for riders of various abilities. Choose a traditional full century (104 miles), 68 miles, 50 miles, or 25 miles. Routes are flat to rolling, with occasional hills. All rest stops have real bathrooms (no port-a-potties) and are sponsored by local restaurants that will be well-stocked with traditional items, as well as local specialties. Whether you ride the entire 100 miles or the shorter routes, count on hospitality and friendliness. At the end of the ride enjoy the festivities and delicious food.

The rides start from Dennis Point Marina located at 46555 Dennis Point Road, Drayden MD, 20630. Registration and packet pickup is from 7:00-9:00 am and century riders are required to start no later then 9:00 am.

For registration and information, please visit their website.

Bier Academy Fundraiser

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August 27, 2014

Santa Clarita, CA - Come out on Sunday, August 31st to Bier Academy! Enjoy their hospitality, warm environment and quality food. Serving an impressive selection of German, Belgian, American and other beers from around the world, as well as many flavorful wines. Savor delightful tastes with a serving of our bratwurst or our sliders. 25% of all tabs will be donated to the Semper Fi Fund to benefit our wounded, ill and injured service members and their families. Read the rest of this entry »

Step-by-Step, Tracy Alton’s Hike Along the Continental Divide

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August 27, 2014

​Continental Divide, USA - ​Tracy Alton, former Marine officer 1966-1971, is hiking the Continental Divide to raise funds and awareness for the Semper Fi Fund. Tracy posts his progress at http://postholer.com/journal/viewJournal.php?sid=2d13d282fedc5fbcdd2f9307b2f8b5f9&event_id=2262 ​ when he is lucky enough to have Internet connection. Please support him as he makes his way to Rawlins, WY by visiting his fundraising page ​https://fundraising.semperfifund.org/fundraise?fcid=328133 Read the rest of this entry »

2014 Military Appreciation Monday at the Old Brogue in Great Falls, VA

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August 27, 2014

Great Falls, VA - September's Military Appreciation Monday will support the Semper Fi Fund. Please join us at the Old Brogue for some delicious food and wonderful company. A portion of proceeds from dinner, as well as the money raised from raffle ticket sales, will help support our injured and critically ill Service Members. Read the rest of this entry »

Porsche Club of America, Orange County Region: Hearts & Garage Tour

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August 26, 2014

Orange County, CA - We're back at it!! Time to enjoy a yummy, exciting 4 course meal all in different locations while raising funds for the Semper Fi Fund. 4 new garages serving 4 different parts of your evening meal. We invite you to join PCA-OCR for an Afternoon / Evening of Food, Fun, Fantastic Cars and Charity Fund Raising for the Club Charity, the Semper Fi Fund. Read the rest of this entry »

4th Annual Trivia Night to Benefit the Semper Fi Fund

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August 26, 2014

St. Louis, MO - It's that time of year again! Time for some fun games and prizes at the 4th Annual Trivia Night on September 13, 2014. Fun times will be had by all with silent auction, games, attendance prizes, mulligans, and much more. This trivia night will be hosted in honor of Wounded Warrior Mark Meirink (LCpl, Retired). Read the rest of this entry »

The Capt. Joseph J. Boccia Jr. USMC 4-Mile Warrior Run

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August 23, 2014

Northport, NY - The 4 Mile Warrior Run is a scenic and challenging run. The race encompasses some of the challenging and beautiful sections of the historic Cow Harbor Race, it is USATF sanctioned, and there will be race awards and raffles after the race. Read the rest of this entry »

Mazda racer and U.S. Marine Liam Dwyer ready to race again

CTSCC ST Class podium: race winners Liam Dwyer, Tom Long, second place Stevan McAleer, Chad McCumbee, third place Tyler McQuarrie, Marc MillerPhoto: David Yowe
August 20, 2014

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Hoping to repeat his Lime Rock win.

When Hollywood scripts a racing movie, they tend to go overboard. Having an injured U.S. Marine Staff Sargent winning a professional race, in only his second start, just miles from where he grew up, on the third anniversary of his ‘Alive Day’, after 50 surgeries since that injury, on Memorial Day weekend. Who would believe that? Believe it, as that’s exactly what happened to Liam Dwyer and his Freedom Autosport Mazda MX-5 when he co-drove with Tom Long to the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge ST win in late May at Lime Rock Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Land of the Free Veterans Day Golf Classic 2014​

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August 18, 2014

City of Industry, CA - The Land of the Free Foundation is pleased to be partnered with the Pacific Palms and Conference Center in the City of Industry, California and the Industry Hills Golf Club to play host to the annual "Land of the Free Veterans Day Golf Classic". This event will be held on Tuesday, November 11, 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Under one Flag: A Journey from 9.11 to the Heartland Book Signing

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August 18, 2014

St.Louis, MO - Filled with rich, full-color photography, this hardcover book tells the poignant story of how one American flag from St. Louis connected three heroes who personify the best of what our country represents: New York City firefighter Michael Weinberg, Larry “The Flag Man” Eckhardt, and Marine Corporal Zach Reiff. Through stunning images and engaging prose, we trace how the men are connected not only through 9/11 but across a decade of war and across a country. Read the rest of this entry »

In Harmony: Helping America’s Heroes Through Music

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August 13, 2014

Kali is a young fiddle player and the sister of a Marine injured while in Afghanistan. Kali has pledged to ​donate 100% of tips she earns August through November while playing her fiddle at fairs and markets near her hometown in Idaho to the Semper Fi Fund. In addition to her tips, she will also accept donations, so please support her efforts! To learn more about her fundraiser, please visit her website: http://inharmonyhelpingamericasheroesthroughmusic.com/ or find her on Facebook. Read the rest of this entry »