With a slim and traditional blade shape these paddles are graceful in and out of the water. They are perfect for lazy turns around the lake of for gracing the wall of your cabin (though we ask that you not make it their final resting place). Each is a laminated combination of western red cedar, aspen and black walnut, and finished with a durable varnish dip. Individually hand crafted on the banks of the Mississippi in Southern Minnesota, by Sanborn Canoe, each paddle has slight differences from the other—something we think makes them all the better. Read the rest of this entry »
San Diego, CA – Come join us for a great night of local metal, alternative and hard rock bands at Brick by Brick. This will be a 21 and older show and the cost will be $10 at the door. 100% of the proceeds will benefit the Semper Fi Fund. Please see the flyer for more information.
Queen's Rogue: Gallroc's Quest Trilogy, Volume I by S. A. Regalbuto is a mixture of "Beauty and the Beast" within an epic battle between good and evil during the time of the "Three Musketeers." Readers of all ages will encounter compelling characters moving along a strong storyline with a dash of humor. Queen's Rogue embodies a world of humans, faeries, werewolves, and mythical monsters. Read the rest of this entry »
Guthrie Center, Iowa – Fundraising event held during a Guthrie Center Schools basketball game. Silent auctions and other fundraisers will be held to raise money for the Semper Fi Fund.
Point of contact is Nicholas Halsey 641.740.7803 or by email.
Jacksonville, NC – Northside High School will host Swansboro High School on Tuesday December 18, 2012 in conference basketball play. 100% of the net proceeds of that game will be donated to the Semper Fi Fund. In addition, Northside will be selling commemorative woodland blue camoflauge long sleeve t-shirts at the school's front office and at the game that night with the proceeds of the sales going to the Semper Fi Fund as well. The night will feature a USMC color guard unit to present the colors for the playing of the National Anthem and the Marine Corps Hymn. Admission is $5 at the door and donations will be accepted throughout the night. All are invited to attend help raise funds.
Point of contact is Angela Buchanan at 910.455.4868 ext.1842, or by email.
By The Del Mar Times | delmartimes.net | December 14, 2012
Tee it Up for Troops made a significant donation to the Semper Fi Fund for the benefit of the Navy Medical Surf Clinic that occurs every Thursday morning at Del Mar Beach. Read the rest of this entry »
Looking for the perfect present this holiday season? Your friends, loved ones, or coworkers will be honored to know that the gift they receive also supports our nation's recovering service members.
Members of our military have sacrificed for our freedom to celebrate this holiday season. They have given so much, now it is our turn. Please help us bring them love and care during this season of peace and hope.
Check out these awesome gift ideas for everyone on your list! Read the rest of this entry »
Art of Cigars LLC is proud to partner with former Marine Gunny Sergeant Nick "The Cigar Marine" Popaditch, author of the bestselling Once a Marine, and his publisher, Savas Beatie LLC, to create a line of hand-rolled cigars that not only taste great, but also support injured and critically ill members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families through the Semper Fi Fund. Read the rest of this entry »
Thank you community volunteers for your help at our recent "Purple Heart Ornament Packing Party!" The event was once again a huge success.
For the fourth consecutive year, the Semper Fi Fund is preparing to mail Purple Heart Holiday ornaments to Marines and Sailors who have been wounded since 9/11 and who have received the Purple Heart. To help with packing and shipping the ornaments, The Semper Fi Fund hosted its second annual "Purple Heart Ornament Packing Party" in Dale City, VA on December 2nd. Hundreds of volunteers – Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, military families, high school students, and so many more – devoted their time and their hearts to ensuring that these special ornaments will be received in time for the holidays. Read the rest of this entry »
By BUSINESS WIRE | CNBC | cnbc.com | December 8, 2012
Legendary Party Featured $2MM Donation to Semper Fi Fund & $1MM in Employee Prizes.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.– (BUSINESS WIRE) – Go Daddy's end-of-year holiday parties have become legendary and 2012 was no exception. Last night, a few thousand Go Daddy employees and their guests were wined and dined, entertained and awarded cash prizes in honor of a record-breaking Go Daddy year.
Go Daddy, the world's largest Web host and domainname provider, is the go-to choice for small businesses looking to leverage the power of the Internet … but there was nothing small about last night's big bash at Phoenix's Chase Field.
Together, Go Daddy and The Bob and Renee Parsons Foundation presented the Semper Fi Fund with checks totaling $2 million to help injured military veterans. Read the rest of this entry »
San Antonio, TX – Held each spring, the CLM Annual Conference features more than 80 collaborative educational sessions and keynote presentations designed by industry professionals to help attendees gain the knowledge they need to be on the forefront of the industry. The two day conference will include a golf tournament with some of the local wounded warriors. The proceeds raised will benefit The Semper Fi Fund.
For more information please contact Sydney Poser 954.587.2488 or visit the website.
Ongoing Giving Opportunities: Business Tips from the Trenches – How to Succeed in Business Without an MBADecember 3, 2012
Author Chuck Tautman discloses 45 "Big Lessons" they don't teach in college. It is a quick, entertaining and educational read that will be enjoyed by all entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs. Read the rest of this entry »
Former Naval Flight Officer Ace and TOPGUN instructor Bill Driscoll demonstrates how his own life-or-death aerial dogfights – and the preparation for them – can help guide high-risk corporate decisions. Interviews with over 200 senior executives and 26 Ace pilots, as well as strategies from Driscoll's own highly successful second career in commercial real estate, reinforce the consistent patterns underlying exceptional performance under pressure. Read the rest of this entry »
Salisbury, MD – Semper Fi Fund Cornhole Tournament
Who: Eric Sichau, College Student, Salisbury University, Salisbury, Maryland
What: Semper Fi Fund Cornhole Tournament
Where: Evolution Craft Brewing Company, 201 East Vine Street, Salisbury, MD 21804
When: Sunday, Dec. 2nd, 1-5pm
In addition to the cornhole tournament, there will be an auction and the brewery will be playing the Sunday football games.
Willows, CA – For the third year in a row, Davidson Racing, managed by long-time NASA racer and crew chief Ron Carroll, will participate in the longest endurance car race in the world, 25 Hours of Thunderhill (see highlights from last year: click here). 100% of the Davidson Racing Team's race proceeds will be donated to the Semper Fi Fund. For more information, please visit the website.