FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dec. 1, 2014
Contact: Brittney Hamilton, (206) 713-1363
Sponsors Help Operation Ward 57 Bring Cheer to Patients at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
WASHINGTON—Three DC-area businesses have teamed up with Operation Ward 57 to make the holiday season brighter for patients at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
For a 7th year, Operation Ward 57, a top-rated nonprofit dedicated to supporting wounded, injured and ill service members, veterans and their caregivers, is bringing cheer to patients and their families again this holiday season.
“For some of our nation’s ill and injured veterans, getting home for the holidays isn’t an option,” said Operation Ward 57 Executive Director Brittney Hamilton. “That’s why Operation Ward 57 is bringing the holidays to our heroes! Holiday Cheer is our small way of saying thanks for their service and sacrifice, and we are grateful for our generous sponsors who have made this beloved event possible again. ”
Who: The Cook Political Report, Scitor Corporation and Timberlake Homes are sponsoring Operation Ward 57’s 7th Annual Holiday Cheer program.
When: Dec. 15 and 16
Where: Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, 8901 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20889
What: Volunteers will be serving hot, traditional holiday meals to wounded veterans and their families. Gift bags will be presented to patients and medical staff, and toys will be given to children. Entertainment is being provided by American Bombshells.
About Operation Ward 57: Operation Ward 57 supports wounded, injured and ill service members, veterans, their caregivers and those that aid in their recovery by providing assistance and outreach in their recovery, comfort and morale, and through advocacy, education and promotion of their circumstances. Learn more at www.operationward57.org.
The Cook Political Report: Founded by Charlie Cook in 1984, The Cook Political Report is a non-partisan newsletter that analyzes elections and campaigns at the state and national level. Learn more at www.cookpolitical.com.
Scitor Corporation: Scitor Corporation provides engineering, management consulting and information services to outstanding customers in the intelligence community, Department of Defense, other government agencies and commercial industry. Learn more at www.scitorcorporation.com.
Timberlake Homes: For nearly 50 years, Timberlake Homes has been recognized as a building leader known for quality construction, thorough planning and a steadfast commitment to our customers. Timberlake Homes is a veteran-owned home building company serving Maryland and Delaware. Learn more at www.timberlakehomes.com.
American Bombshells Entertainment, Inc.: A 501(c)(3) organization, The American Bombshells serve as ambassadors of America’s gratitude to our nations heroes. The team travels the world lifting morale and providing patriotic entertainment to wounded warriors, active duty military, veterans and proud Americans. Learn more at www.americanbombshells.com.