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Veterans in Atlanta Scammed By Real Estate Company – Almost Caused Evictions

Veterans in Atlanta Scammed By Real Estate Company – Almost Caused Evictions

Cheryl Triplett is a Gulf War veteran. She also always pays her rent on time. However, that didn’t help her much when a Sheriff’s deputy knocked on her door to present her with an eviction notice. Luckily for Cheryl, she had receipts showing that her rent had been paid, and that the money had been received by Stratford Corporate Realty, the real estate company that had sublet the apartment to her. Read more about Veterans in Atlanta Scammed By Real Estate Company – Almost Caused Evictions

Naples Boy Donates $1,000 to Help Homeless Veterans

Naples Boy Donates $1,000 to Help Homeless Veterans

Eight-year-old Jacob Vivirito presented the Canandaigua VA Medical Center with a check for $1,006. The money will go toward the VA’s programs for homeless veterans.

An eight year old Naples boy named Jacob Vivirito recently donated a check for $1,006.00 to the Canandaigua VA Medical Center that will go toward helping homeless veterans.

The youngster began raising the money by playing his guitar outside of his home on Eelpot Road in Naples and collecting money from passersby. Once people discovered what he was raising money for many decided to help out and donated money toward his cause. Read more about Naples Boy Donates $1,000 to Help Homeless Veterans

New Homes Available in Twin Eagles

New Homes Available in Twin Eagles

Stock Signature Homes have eight signature homes that are located at the Twin Eagles private country club in the North Naples community.

The sales and marketing vice president for Stock Development, Claudine Léger-Wetzel, revealed about the expansion of its offerings at the Wicklow and Hedgestone neighborhoods. He also mentioned three exquisite and furnished models ready and tagged with attractive terms for leasing, three more undergoing constructions and expected to be completed by fall, and two others that are set for construction beginning next month. Read more about New Homes Available in Twin Eagles

Devastating Effects of Hurricane Odile

Devastating Effects of Hurricane Odile

Out of all the hurricanes to hit the Baja California peninsula of Mexico, hurricane Odile is the worst so far. The 125 mph winds of the category 3 storm blew all over the place, causing severe damage to buildings and people. It is estimated that around 11 inches of rain were experienced in a span of just one hour. This was reported by Nick Wiltgen who is a meteorologist for The Weather Channel. This is quite shocking since the average annual rainfall of the region is 13 inches. Receiving 11 inches in an hour must have been very devastating. There is a possibility that the readings were inaccurate due to damage to the equipments but the fact remains that unusually heavy rainfall was experienced. Read more about Devastating Effects of Hurricane Odile

We’re Back, and Looking for Your Stories in the New Year

We’re Back, and Looking for Your Stories in the New Year

With Congress still on recess, the work hasn’t stopped for the VFW’s office on Capitol Hill. This week, we returned from the New Years break and hit the ground running to promote the VFW’s legislative priority goals in anticipation of the second session of the 112th Congress. With almost 470 representatives and senators up forContinue Reading We’re Back, and Looking for Your Stories in the New Year

VFW Action Sparks Pentagon to Delay Education Policy Changes

VFW Action Sparks Pentagon to Delay Education Policy Changes

Late last week the Pentagon announced it will delay implementing new education policies that would have drastically affected service members using tuition assistance, or TA. On Jan. 1, 2012, the Department of Defense was scheduled to implement a new Memorandum of Understanding for schools to accept TA on behalf of enrolled service members. Unfortunately, leadingContinue Reading VFW Action Sparks Pentagon to Delay Education Policy Changes

VFW Joins CBS and Google to Film Holiday Shout-outs to the Troops

VFW Joins CBS and Google to Film Holiday Shout-outs to the Troops

This week, VFW’s Washington office joined CBS and Google to help film shout-outs to the troops from members of Congress in time for Christmas and the holiday season as part of a larger partnership between CBS, Google and VFW (watch Gary Sinise’s tribute by clicking here). The film crew set up their equipment in OmarContinue Reading VFW Joins CBS and Google to Film Holiday Shout-outs to the Troops