107-year-old Sonoma County war hero and philanthropist celebrated

A swing band and dozens of well-wishers celebrated a war hero and a Sonoma County philanthropist’s 107th birthday on Saturday afternoon. SANTA ROSA — A swing band and dozens of well-wishers celebrated a war hero and a Sonoma County philanthropist’s 107th birthday on Saturday afternoon. Albert Maggini actually turned 107 on Monday, September 5th. But…

Wounded veteran gets new Orlando home from nonprofit group

They cut the yellow ribbon, and US Army Sgt. Chad Rozanski opened the door to his new home, a house that the nonprofit group Homes for Our Troops bought and fully customized for the wounded Iraq War veteran. “This will be the first time in my adult life to have my full, complete independence,” Rozanski…

Moorhead Air Force Veteran hosting charity concerts for Ukraine

A Moorhead Air Force veteran is hosting charity concerts to benefit Ukraine war relief efforts. The Mark J. Lindquist Big Band Charity Benefit Concert series will take place July 8th in Fargo. The venue hasn’t been set for the event. Linquist is working with a shipping company to get up to 200 tons of donated medical…

Homeless veteran pedals to raise funds for vets pets group

  Homeless veteran Harold Palmquist says he’s confident he’ll rejoin the workforce one day. For now, he is happy with his life, bicycling across the country with his canine pal, Daisy, and raising money for the veterans organization that helped the traveling duo. Palmquist, 48, passed through Elizabeth City on Saturday and stopped at Mariners’…

Homeless veteran biking across country for charity 

Homeless veteran Harold Palmquist has traveled over 5,000 on his bike with his dog Daisy. Palmquist is raising money for Veterans and Their Pets. The group helped him keep his dog when he wasn’t allowed to bring her into a shelter. “They fostered my dog for me,” he said. “They kept us together, so she had her homeless shelter,…

Vincent Jackson’s charity work stands out on Memorial Day

Vincent Jackson has done a lot of charity work with veterans and military families in the Tampa Bay area since signing with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers way back in 2012. Given that it’s Memorial Day, Kelley Evans of The Undefeated decided to highlight Jackson’s charity work. The whole article is worth a read if you’re…