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Boeing presents grants to nonprofit veterans groups at Warrior Games July 1 at Chicago Soldier Field

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WHAT: Join Florent (Flo) Groberg, Medal of Honor recipient and Boeing’s director of Veterans Outreach, for a special Warrior Games check presentation ceremony in recognition of the Boeing Moves the World initiative and contribution to nonprofit organizations Yellow Ribbon Fund, Disabled Sports USA and Team Red, White & Blue.

In alignment with Boeing’s $2 million sponsorship of the 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games, the company will present an additional $600,000 in grants to the following nonprofit veterans organizations: Yellow Ribbon Fund, Disabled Sports USA and Team Red, White & Blue. These recipient nonprofits provide recovery, transition and rehabilitation support services to veterans across the country.

Distinguished Guests Include:

John Adams, Executive Director, Yellow Ribbon FundGina Harrow, Director of Care Giver Program, Yellow Ribbon FundChris McGinnis, Wounded Warrior Athlete, Yellow Ribbon FundStephanie Morris, Wounded Warrior Athlete, Yellow Ribbon FundBen Harrow, Wounded Warrior Athlete, Yellow Ribbon FundKirk M Bauer, Executive Director, Disabled Sports USACynthia Housner, Executive Director and Founder, Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association/Disabled Sports USARoosevelt Anderson, Jr., Ambassador, Disabled Sports USAJJ Pinter, Executive Director, Team Red, White & Blue

WHEN: Saturday, July 1, 20174:15 p.m. Media Load-In4:30 p.m. Media Set-Up5:00 p.m. Opening Remarks5:10 p.m. Check Presentation Ceremony5:15 p.m. Media Interviews5:30 p.m. Program Concludes

WHERE: Soldier Field1410 Museum Campus Dr. Chicago, IL 60605

Ceremony will take place in front of the Soldier Field “Doughboy Statue”

MEDIA REGISTRATION: RSVP to Jason Capeheart at [email protected]

MEDIA OPPORTUNITIES: Interviews with Medal of Honor recipient Flo Groberg, representatives and participating Warrior Games athletes from Yellow Ribbon Fund, Disabled Sports USA and Team Red, White & Blue immediately following formal remarks and check presentation ceremony.

Boeing is proud to support nonprofit organizations that offer personal, professional and wellness support for our nation’s veterans. The company focuses its efforts on providing skill development and training for workforce transition; supporting recovery and rehabilitation programs that focus on post-traumatic stress, psychological and physical injuries and suicide prevention; and employee volunteerism in veteran-specific communities. Find out more by visiting Boeing’s Military & Veterans Engagement page.

 

SOURCE Boeing

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