Community Athlete: Trish Flemming takes on Mud Run

April 12, 2012
SFF Community Athlete Trish Fleming

Camp Pendleton, Ca - On June 3, 2012, Community Athlete Trish Fleming will be participating in the Marine Corps' Camp Pendleton Mud Run to raise support for the Semper Fi Fund.

Support her run by donating to her Campaign page or by giving on our Donate page!

San Francisco to Santa Barbara Swim 2012

April 12, 2012

San Francisco, CA - On September 23, 2012 six swimmers will enter the San Francisco Bay and swim to Santa Barbara in a relay swim event. The swim is part of several events being hosted by team members to raise support and awareness for the Semper Fi Fund. Read the rest of this entry »

Community Athlete: Trish Fleming at La Jolla Half Marathon

April 12, 2012
SFF Community Athlete Trish Fleming

La Jolla, Ca - On April 29, 2012, Community Athlete Trish Fleming will be running the La Jolla Half Marathon to raise support for the Semper Fi Fund.

Support her run by donating to her Campaign page or by giving on our Donate page!

Community Athlete: GySgt Jonathan Perrine at Malibu Spartan Sprint

April 12, 2012

Malibu, CA - In 2012, GySgt Jonathan Perrine will be running in 6 different obstacle course events and mud runs to raise support for the Semper Fi Fund. He will be doing 2 Spartan Races, 2 Tough Mudders, 1 Warrior Dash, and 1 Gladiator Rock N Roll 5k.

On October 20, 2012, he will be taking on the Malibu Spartan Sprint in Malibu, California.

GySgt Perrine is asking supporters to donate $1 a race for a total of $6 or $1 a mile for every mile he runs which is a $40 donation. Help him reach is goal of $5,000!

You can support his efforts by donating through his Campaign page or our Donate page!

GySgt Perrine's races:
April 28 – Gladiator Rock N Roll 5k - Irvine, CA
June 30 – Utah Spartan Beast – Midway, UT
July 7 – Tough Mudder So Cal #2 – Running Springs, CA
Sept 22 – Tough Mudder NorCal – Tahoe, CA
Oct 20 – Warrior Dash – Las Vegas, NV
Dec 1 – Malibu Spartan Sprint – Malibu, CA

Community Athlete: GySgt Jonathan Perrine at Tough Mudder NorCal

April 11, 2012

Tahoe, CA - In 2012, GySgt Jonathan Perrine will be running in 6 different obstacle course events and mud runs to raise support for the Semper Fi Fund. He will be doing 2 Spartan Races, 2 Tough Mudders, 1 Warrior Dash, and 1 Gladiator Rock N Roll 5k.

On Sept 22, 2012, he will be taking on the Tough Mudder NorCal Tahoe in Tahoe, California.

GySgt Perrine is asking supporters to donate $1 a race for a total of $6 or $1 a mile for every mile he runs which is a $40 donation. Help him reach is goal of $5,000!

You can support his efforts by donating through his Campaign page or our Donate page!

GySgt Perrine's races:
April 28 – Gladiator Rock N Roll 5k - Irvine, CA
June 30 – Utah Spartan Beast – Midway, UT
July 7 – Tough Mudder So Cal #2 – Running Springs, CA
Sept 22 – Tough Mudder NorCal – Tahoe, CA
Oct 20 – Warrior Dash – Las Vegas, NV
Dec 1 – Malibu Spartan Sprint – Malibu, CA

Community Athlete: GySgt Jonathan Perrine at Tough Mudder So Cal

April 11, 2012

Running Springs, CA - In 2012, GySgt Jonathan Perrine will be running in 6 different obstacle course events and mud runs to raise support for the Semper Fi Fund. He will be doing 2 Spartan Races, 2 Tough Mudders, 1 Warrior Dash, and 1 Gladiator Rock N Roll 5k.

On July 7, 2012, he will be taking on the Tough Mudder So Cal #2 in Running Springs, California.

GySgt Perrine is asking supporters to donate $1 a race for a total of $6 or $1 a mile for every mile he runs which is a $40 donation. Help him reach is goal of $5,000!

You can support his efforts by donating through his Campaign page or our Donate page!

GySgt Perrine's races:
April 28 – Gladiator Rock N Roll 5k - Irvine, CA
June 30 – Utah Spartan Beast – Midway, UT
July 7 – Tough Mudder So Cal #2 – Running Springs, CA
Sept 22 – Tough Mudder Nor Tahoe – Tahoe, CA
Oct 20 – Warrior Dash – Las Vegas, NV
Dec 1 – Malibu Spartan Sprint – Malibu, CA

Community Athlete: GySgt Perrine at Utah Spartan Beast

April 11, 2012

Midway, UT - In 2012, GySgt Jonathan Perrine will be running in 6 different obstacle course events and mud runs to raise support for the Semper Fi Fund. He will be doing 2 Spartan Races, 2 Tough Mudders, 1 Warrior Dash, and 1 Gladiator Rock N Roll 5k.

On June 30, 2012, he will be taking on the Utah Spartan Beast in Midway, Utah.

GySgt Perrine is asking supporters to donate $1 a race for a total of $6 or $1 a mile for every mile he runs which is a $40 donation. Help him reach is goal of $5,000!

You can support his efforts by donating through his Campaign page or our Donate page!

GySgt Perrine's races:
April 28 – Gladiator Rock N Roll 5k - Irvine, CA
June 30 – Utah Spartan Beast – Midway, UT
July 7 – Tough Mudder So Cal #2 – Running Springs, CA
Sept 22 – Tough Mudder Nor Tahoe – Tahoe, CA
Oct 20 – Warrior Dash – Las Vegas, NV
Dec 1 – Malibu Spartan Sprint – Malibu, CA

Community Athlete: GySgt Jonathan Perrine at Gladiator Rock N Roll 5k

April 11, 2012

Irvine, CA - In 2012, GySgt Jonathan Perrine will be running in 6 different obstacle course events and mud runs to raise support for the Semper Fi Fund. He will be doing 2 Spartan Races, 2 Tough Mudders, 1 Warrior Dash, and 1 Gladiator Rock N Roll 5k.

He will kick off his campaign at the Gladiator Rock N Rock 5k on April 28, 2012.

GySgt Perrine is asking supporters to donate $1 a race for a total of $6 or $1 a mile for every mile he runs which is a $40 donation. Help him reach is goal of $5,000!

You can support his efforts by donating through his Campaign page or on our Donate page!

GySgt Perrine's races:
April 28 – Gladiator Rock N Roll 5k - Irvine, CA
June 30 – Utah Spartan Beast – Midway, UT
July 7 – Tough Mudder So Cal #2 – Running Springs, CA
Sept 22 – Tough Mudder Nor Tahoe – Tahoe, CA
Oct 20 – Warrior Dash – Las Vegas, NV
Dec 1 – Malibu Spartan Sprint – Malibu, CA

Community Athlete: GySgt Brandon Richardson’s Ride for SFF

April 11, 2012

Okinawa, Japan - Marine GySgt Brandon Richardson will be raising funds for the Semper Fi Fund by cycling around the entire coastline of Okinawa, Japan.

GySgt Richardson will ride 238 miles over the course of 3 days. His journey begins at Camp Foster on April 26. He will head north, circle the island and complete his ride from the south at Camp Foster on April 29.

His goal is to raise $5,000 for the Fund.

Support GySgt Richardson by donating on his Campaign page or by donating through our Donate page!

Community Athlete: Bill Greineisen takes on Ironman Coeur d’Alene

April 11, 2012
Ironman Bill Greineisen

Ironman Bill Greineisen

Coeur d’Alene, Idaho - Community Athlete, Bill Greineisen will take on the Ironman Coeur d’Alene on June 24, 2012 to raise support and awareness for the Semper Fi Fund. This is one of three Ironman triathlons that he will be participating in over a two month period.

Bill's Schedule:
May 19, 2012 - Texas Ironman
June 2, 2012 - Hawai'i Ironman
June 24, 2012 - Coeur d’Alene Ironman

An Ironman triathlon consists of a 2.4 mile swim, a 112-mile bike ride and a 26.2 mile run.

Bill states, "With any luck I will qualify for the Ironman World Championship held in Kailua - Kona on Oct 13th 2012!"

You can track his progress for each event at Ironman Live.

Support Bill's efforts by donating through his Campaign page or by giving through our Donate page!

Community Athlete: Bill Greineisen takes on Ironman Hawaii

April 11, 2012
Ironman Bill Greineisen

Ironman Bill Greineisen

Kohala Coast, Hawai'i - Community Athlete, Bill Greineisen will take on the Hawai'i Ironman on June 2, 2012 to raise support and awareness for the Semper Fi Fund. This is one of three Ironman triathlons that he will be participating in over a two month period.

Bill's Schedule:
May 19, 2012 - Texas Ironman
June 2, 2012 - Hawai'i Ironman
June 24, 2012 - Coeur d’Alene Ironman

An Ironman triathlon consists of a 2.4 mile swim, a 112-mile bike ride and a 26.2 mile run.

Bill states, "With any luck I will qualify for the Ironman World Championship held in Kailua - Kona on Oct 13th 2012!"

You can track his progress for each event at Ironman Live.

Support Bill's efforts by donating through his Campaign page or by giving through our Donate page!

Herald-Tribune: Tournament supports Semper Fi’s mission

April 11, 2012

By Betsy Williams | Herald-Tribune Sarasota | heraldtribune.com | April 11, 2012

The Semper Fi Fund was established in 2004 to help defray the expenses during hospitalization, rehabilitation and recovery for members of the U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Navy injured in the line of duty or critically ill.

Semper Fi has expanded to help service members of all the U.S. forces and their families in need. Read the rest of this entry »

Community Athlete: Bill Greineisen takes on Ironman Texas

April 11, 2012
Ironman Bill Greineisen

Ironman Bill Greineisen

The Woodlands, TX - Community Athlete, Bill Greineisen will take on the Texas Ironman on May 19, 2012 to raise support and awareness for the Semper Fi Fund. This is one of three Ironman triathlons that he will be participating in over a two month period for the Fund.

An Ironman triathlon consists of a 2.4 mile swim, a 112-mile bike ride and a 26.2 mile run.After Bill completes the Texas Ironman, he will take part in the Ironman Hawaii on June 2nd and the Ironman Coeur d’Alene Idaho on June 24th. Bill states, "With any luck I will qualify for the Ironman World Championship held in Kailua - Kona on Oct 13th 2012!"

You can track his progress for each event at Ironman Live.

Support Bill's efforts by donating through his Campaign page or by giving through our Donate page!

Ingram Micro System ArchiTECHS Event

April 11, 2012
Ingram Micro

Coronado, CA - Ingram Micro (Fortune 77, world’s largest IT distributor) is hosting their semi-annual System ArchiTECHs event at Loews Coronado Bay Hotel in Coronado, CA from April 22nd to April 24th. The event will seek to bring together 150 Ingram Micro customers who will gather to share best practices, business strategies, etc.

Given the location of the event, Ingram Micro will seek to acknowledge and honor the local San Diego military community. During the event's Casino Night and dinner on April 22nd, Ingram Micro will invite members from the Wounded Warrior Battalion - West to participate as honored guests. On April 23rd Ingram Micro will welcome and honor the service and sacrifice of local Marines from the School of Infantry - West during the general session kickoff.

The event attendees will also be working together to support the Semper Fi Fund and will present the proceeds to local representatives.

This event is by invitation only. For more information, please contact Shana Lieberman via email or see their website.

Ingram Micro SystemArchiTECHS Invitational

Johnson County Community Fest and Chili Cook-off

April 9, 2012
Johnson County Flyer

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Cleburne, TX – Come join the fun on Saturday, May 19, 2012 at the Johnson County Community Fest and Chili Cook-off. The festival will include a “Salute to America" for Armed Forces Day and a Chili Cook-off.

During the day, there will be a treasure hunt event for kids, tug of war, a petting zoo, live entertainment, vendor booths, a live auction, and much more. Lots of fun to keep the family entertained! The event will benefit the Semper Fi Fund, CASA, and the Family Crisis Center of Johnson County.

This event is open to the public and admission is free!

For a list of sponsorship opportunities or more information please see the Johnson County Community Fest website or contact Robin Wilson, Johnson County Community Fest Event Chair by email or phone 817-776-1300.