#WeekInReview August 11-18

Blog/August 18, 2017

For our site visitors who aren’t yet following us on Twitter or Facebook – here are some highlights from the past week on social media from Veterans Matter.

We…

… Wished Veterans Matter Advocate and Emerson Drive drummer Mike Melancon a Happy Birthday!

… Updated our map showing each Operation and the veterans housed there. And the numbers have grown since – a total of 1,672 veterans housed as of today!

… Let all riders (near and far!) know about the Veterans Matter Ride coming up next month (September 16th!). An event we are proud to bring to Toledo with the help of our local Harley-Davidson and University of Toledo! Register today!

… Celebrated National Airborne Day – 77 years since the first official Army parachute jump.

… Packed some extra napkins for this weekend’s NW Ohio Rib Off! Music, Food and Fun – Plus a percent of proceeds will benefit Veterans Matter – check it out if you’re in town this weekend – www.nworiboff.com

… Announced Operation Hometown (Ohio) has now housed (over) 325 veterans to date! Thanks to local advocates like Lucas County Veterans Services Commission, Promedica, Denny Schaffer and the city of Toledo!

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