Still Serving Veterans: Our Guest Speaker

We were honored this past week to have as our guest speaker, Paulette Risher, the Program Director for Veteran Employment Services at Still Serving Veterans.  Since 2014, Madison Rotary has proudly supported SSV with an annual donation of $1,000.  Ms. Risher spoke about the often difficult transition that Veterans undergo once they are discharged from service.  The mission of SSV is to help Veterans and their families adjust to civilian life by securing meaningful […]

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Still Serving Veterans

Still Serving Veterans serves and honors Veterans and their families, transitioning service members, and members of the Guard and Reserves by assisting them in securing meaningful employment and the Veteran benefits they have earned.  They provide their services free of charge.  Madison Rotarians are proud to support the ones who support our Veterans.  For more information, please visit their website: https://ssv.org/

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Veterans Prayer Breakfast

Madison Rotarians are proud to support and honor our veterans.  We sponsor the Veteran of the Week, the honoree of which is featured in a weekly article in the Madison Record newspaper.  In addition, we sponsor the annual Veteran’s Prayer Breakfast at the Hogan Family YMCA and proudly support Still Serving Veterans with an annual contribution.  

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Disabled Veteran Receives Rotary’s Helping Hands

Another day, another project! This one found us partnering with Home Depot to rebuild the deck of a disabled Veteran.  We left work a little early and by dusk had finished staining this rather large backyard deck.  It’s amazing what you can accomplish when everyone pitches in!  We love Rotary and we love our Veterans.  It was a good day to serve both.

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Veteran of the Year 2014

President Steve Croomes presented our 4th Veteran of the Year award to CW4 Max Bennett at the Von Braun Center during the annual Huntsville-Madison County Veterans Day breakfast.

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Rotarians Donate to Still Serving Veterans

Madison Rotarians proudly honor Veterans each year with a donation to Still Serving Veterans (SSV).  Headquartered in Huntsville, SSV is a veteran service organization that empowers veterans and their families to optimally transition into meaningful new careers and post-military lives with benefits and services they have earned.  Since its founding in 2006, SSV has served more than 16,000 veterans nationally. “We value Still Serving Veterans’ mission,” said Rotarian Tim Stone.  “We currently have about […]

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Veteran of the Year 2013

Major General Al Sullivan (above, left), was presented our 3rd Veteran of the Year award by Rotary President Steve Croomes at the annual Huntsville-Madison County Veterans Day Breakfast at the Von Braun Center.  Shortly after receiving this award, Al showed his appreciation by becoming a Madison Rotarian!  Congratulations, General Sullivan, and welcome to Rotary!    

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Veteran of the Year 2012

Rotary President Emily McIntosh presented CW5 Harry Hobbs with Madison Rotary’s 2nd Veteran of the Year award at the Huntsville-Madison County Veterans’ breakfast.

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Veteran of the Year 2011

We are proud to honor our first Madison’s Veteran of the Year,  Lt. Col. Troy Trulock (ret.)  Lt. Col. Trulock was presented this award at the Huntsville, Madison County Veterans Day Breakfast, held at the Von Braun Center, Huntsville.  This event was sponsored by the North Alabama Veterans & Fraternal Organizations Coalition (NAVFOC) and the Huntsville, Madison County Veterans Day Planning Committee. Pictured above are Rotary President Carla Daily, Dana Trulock, Lt. Col. Troy […]

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