16th Annual Semper Fi Golf Classic

September 3, 2013

sff_golf_classic_2013_langdon_farmsAurora, OR - The Marine Corps Coordinating Council of Oregon and Washington proudly presents the 16th Annual Semper Fi Golf Classic to benefit the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund.

The tournament is open to all, especially Marines, Corpsmen, Soldiers, Airmen, Sailors, National Guard, Coast Guard and any other Friends of Marines, but is limited to the first 144 players to register. Proceeds from this event will go to Marine Corps-related charities, to include a major portion to the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund.

The format will be the same as in the previous 15 years: a four-person scramble with team handicaps, and we will play rain or shine.

The fee of $150.00 for a single golfer, which includes 18 holes of golf, a cart, practice
facilities, a welcome package, a buffet dinner, and prizes. There will also be a great raffle, auction, putting contest, and a special prize for a hole in one. So come and enjoy an excellent afternoon of golf followed by camaraderie, and help improve the quality of life of our wounded Marines and Corpsmen.

For more information, contact John Stofiel at 360-907-5342 or by email at jfstofiel@comcast.net

Download the flyer for more information.

SFF Golf Classic 2013_Flyer

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Newk’s Eatery Grand Opening in Greensboro, North Carolina

August 26, 2013

Newk’s Eatery is opening its newest restaurant. All the proceeds from their Grand Opening on Saturday, September 7, 2013, will benefit America’s Fund. This is the franchise group’s first Grand Opening of many and they look forward creating long term partnerships with their communities and supporting local wounded service members and their families.

Come out for a meal and support America's Fund — there will be no charge for all meals, simply a donation. Questions? Please contact Dustin and email for more information (doehler@kudzufood.com).

Raleigh, North Carolina: Military Appreciation Day at the State Fair

August 26, 2013

Military Day at North Carolina State Fair RaleighCome join the Semper Fi Fund and America's Fund at the North Carolina State Fair for Military Appreciation Day on October 23, 2013!

Military adults and dependents age 13-64 pay only $5 at gate (almost a 40% discount) by showing military or veteran ID at the ticket window. Offer is not available online or in advance. Discount is available for all military personnel, including active duty, reserve, National Guard, retired, and veterans.

*Gates open 8am-11pm

*Ticket booth open 8am-9:45pm

Please check back for information about the parade soon!

North Carolina Raleigh State Fair Military Day

 

Team Semper Fi Represented in Para Cycling World Champions

August 22, 2013

US Paralympics Flag LogoUS Paralympics injured marine semper fi fund team

Please join us in congratulating the following Team Semper Fi Athletes who are in Baie-Comeau Canada preparing to compete in the Para Cycling World Championships

*SSgt Jeffrey Scott Martin (TBI/PTSD)
*LCDR Steven Peace (Stroke/right side paralysis) and TSF Mentor
*Lcpl Jon Copsey (TSF Mentor)
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Volunteers Needed for Marine Corps Marathon

August 21, 2013

volunteer for the semper fi fund marine corps marathonSign up to help at the very first Semper Fi Fund water station at the Marine Corps Marathon. We need your help and enthusiasm to encourage, motivate, and hydrate racers!

The Semper Fi Fund needs 50-75 volunteers on October 27th, and water station volunteers will be signed up from 8am-2pm. Click on the link below to sign up to come on out and help this great event!

Click to register

  • There will be a drop down menu.
  • Select the Semper Fi Fund
  • Password SemperFi2013

Team Semper Fi Represented in the 2013 Paratriathlon World Championships

August 20, 2013

USA Paratrithlon team semper Fi wounded warrior Marines USA Triathlon just announced who will be representing Team USA at next month's Paratriathlon World Championships in London England. Team Semper Fi athletes:

*HMC Jose Ramos (left arm amputee) and finished 4th place at the US National Championships

*Sgt Allen Young (GSW left shoulder) and finished 5th place at the US National Championships

*MAA3 Nathan DeWalt (SCI) and finished 9th place at the US National Championships

All competed at the US National Championships in Austin Texas in May to earn their spots on Team USA in London.

Let's also send some encouragement and good vibes for a quick recovery to PO3 Mike Johnston (Left BK) who also made the World Championship Team but had to pull out after injuring himself in a race accident recently.Mike is a Paratriathlon National Team member and won a Bronze medal at this year's US National Championships.These amazing athletes have proved that they are a force in the United States and are looking to make some noise on the international stage for Team USA!

Go Team Semper Fi and Go Team USA!!!!

Community Athlete: Captain Mosi Smith, Labor Pains 12-Hour Endurance Trail Run

August 20, 2013

Community Athletes Robert Hillery and Mosi SmithCaptain Mosi Smith is participating in the Labor Pains 12-hr Endurance Trail Run in Reading, PA. He has supported the Semper Fi Fund for years in multiple events :

*St. John 8 Tuff Miles Road Race
*Rock’N’Roll USA Marathon (as a pacer)
*Bull Run Run 50-Miler
*Boston Marathon, Badwater
*Salton Sea Ultramarathon Race
*Endless Summer 6 hour event.

These races are a part of a long-term fundraising campaign that Captain Mosi Smith and Captain Robert Hillery launched in 2010 -- they call it "1 in 10" campaign. To help his campaign, please donate today.

Semper Fi Amber Ale

August 11, 2013

SF Amber_Semper Fi Article

Rapid City, SD - The Firehouse Brewing Company, South Dakota's first brew pub, is a creation of local investors who developed the idea of bringing an onsite microbrewery to Rapid City. "The Firehouse" serves over 20 styles of beer that are made in house and they rotate the styles in and out of their lineup each day.

Firehouse Brewing Company has specially created Semper Fi Amber Ale as a tribute to our wounded and critically ill service members and their families. $1 from each Semper Fi Amber Ale sold, will be donated to the Semper Fi Fund.

Learn more about these great supporters at their website www.firehousebrewing.com or download the attached article to learn more about the Semper Fi Amber Ale! Read the rest of this entry »

3rd Annual Helping our Heroes Golf Tournament: Farmers Branch, Texas

August 6, 2013

Helping our Heroes Logo Golf Tournament

Please join us on Monday, September 16, 2013 for our Third Annual Helping Our Heroes Golf Tournament and Dinner at Brookhaven Country Club in Farmers Branch, Texas. The tournament will include a round of golf followed by an awards dinner with special guests and camaraderie.

Helping our Heroes Golf TournamentProceeds from this year's event benefit the Semper Fi Fund.

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Dentists for Semper Fi Fund Golf Tournament

August 6, 2013

A Golf Tournament will be hosted by Dentists and Dental companies around the Atlanta, Georgia area in support of the Semper Fi Fund's mission. The Tournament will be held at Heritage Golf Course in Tucker, Georgia.  For more information on this event, please email for more information (brettlangston@yahoo.com) or call 706.877.6526.

Event Date: September 6, 2013 from 9 am to 4 pm

Community Athlete: Kevin Whisman, Ben Moore Memorial Half Marathon

August 3, 2013

Kevin Whisman Community AthleteKevin Whisman is participating in the Ben Moore Memorial Half Marathon in Annapolis, Maryland. Please help him fundraise by donating and supporting his efforts.

 

Community Athlete: Darryl Cloud, Triathlon Extraordinaire

August 3, 2013

Darryl Cloud Community AthleteDarryl Cloud is a long term supporter of the Semper Fi Fund. He has participated in multiple races over the years, fundraising every year for the fund. He also served in the Marine Corps and wants to support his brothers and sisters in arms. He is running in the following future races:

*Maple City Triathlon in Norwolk, OH, August 4, 2013
*Get-2-It Triathlon in Hueston Woods, OH, August 11, 2013
*Quantico Triathlon, August 17, 2013

Darryl is the most active member of our Community Athletes, competing in 12 events in 2012 and plans to continue the momentum for 2013. Please support his effort to help raise funds for our servicemembers during their time of need.

Community Athlete: Andrea Kooiman, Angeles Crest 100 Mile Endurance Run

August 3, 2013

Andrea Kooiman Community AthleteAndrea Kooiman is participating in the Angeles Crest 100 Mile Endurance Run in Los Angeles, CA. Andrea is running in honor of her Marine Grandfather and her son who is joining the Corps in August.

Andrea is a coach who helps kids complete in long distance running events. She’ll be taking on multiple long distance endurance events such as the Nanny Goat 24 Hour Run, Angeles Crest 100 Mile Endurance Run, 100 Mile Endurance Challenge Event, and The Chimera V 100 Miles events. Please help her support the Semper Fi Fund by donating towards her races.

Skylla for Semper Fi South Carolina Golf Tournament and Raffle

August 2, 2013

Skylla supports the Semper Fi FundSkylla will be hosting a golf tournament in support of the Semper Fi Fund. All proceeds will go directly to the Semper Fi Fund. October 19, 2013 from 1:30 pm twilight tee time. Price includes green fees, cart, awards dinner and prizes.

If you have questions, please visit their website, email Susan for more information (lewiss@skyllaeng.com) or call 843-452-7015.
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Skylla for Semper Fi Benefit Concert

August 2, 2013

Skylla supports the Semper Fi FundBay of St. Louis, MS - The Skylla Support Fund will be hosting a benefit concert in support of the Semper Fi Fund on October 17, 2013 from 7:00pm to 10:00pm.  All proceeds will go directly to the Semper Fi Fund.

If you have questions, please visit their website, email Susan for more information (lewiss@skyllaeng.com) or call 843-452-7015