Mary, son Mike, and Tom Olsen (Stephen Brown Photography)
In 1941, over eighty percent of Americans owned a radio and were listening to the sounds of Glen Miller, the Andrew Sisters, Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra. A gallon of gasoline cost twelve cents, and for ten cents you could own Rita Hayworth on the cover of Life Magazine.
On December 7th of that same year, President Franklin D. Roosevelt called Americans to war after Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, killing more than 2400 servicemen. America answered that call. Continue reading RMHF & Mary Haddon
If you are in crisis, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255). National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.
According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, the suicide rate among Veterans is 22 per day.
This Saturday, November 22, 2014, is the International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is a leading not-for-profit organization exclusively dedicated to preventing suicide. On their official site, (AFSP.org) a schedule of events in your area can be viewed. Continue reading International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day is November 22, 2014.
Pete Mangold’s photo from TeamRWB. (Denver’s Chapter TeamRWB.org’s contact)
Race Participant Chris Harpster, USMC, TeamRWB
Continue reading Run. Rejoice. Remember. Denver Veterans Day
November 11, 2014 is Veterans Day.
Although Veterans Day is set aside to thank and honor all American Veterans both living and dead in all wars or peacetime, it is a day to especially give thanks to our living Veterans.
Since I have recently joined TeamRWB.org, some friends and I are participating on Saturday, November 8th in the 6th Annual Denver Veterans Day 5K/10K @ Auraria Campus in Denver, Colorado. It is hosted by Colorado Veterans Project. What better way to have the opportunity to show my gratitude in person and say:
“Thank you for what you have done for our country.”
Continue reading How are you honoring a Veteran for Veterans Day?