Events & Accolades
World War One Centennial Commission
We are proud to be a Commemorative Partner of the U.S. World War One
We are extremely proud of our volunteer Valor Researcher’s from the Chicago
Centennial Commission and will continue our efforts to assist their mission to
Genealogical Society and the Scottish Genealogy Group of the Illinois St.
plan, develop, and execute programs, projects and activities to commemorate
Andrews Society, who received Community Service Awards for their tireless
the Centennial of World War I. We appreciate them sharing our “Eight On
work with Purple Hearts Reunited. We have always said, individually we can
Seven” event and look forward to future returns in honor of our doughboys.
do well, but when you build a village and work together, you can achieve
greatness. We are lucky to have such a great team in our corner helping to find
lost Valor a home. Thank you!
Wreath Laying In Washington D.C. on Veterans Day
We were honored to participate in this years Veterans Day wreath laying at
Air Force Sergeants Award
Arlington on Veterans Day. It was incredibly special to experience the moment
We were honored to receive the Air Force Sergeants Association Americanism
on the 11th hour, the 11th day and the 11th month.
Award at their national convention last July in Reno, Nevada. Valor Guard
member Mike Brennan was on hand to accept the award presented by the 18th
Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force, Kaleth O. Wright. We appreciate the
Vietnam Memorial Day Plaza
Our Executive Director, Sarah Corry, had the honor of meeting Montel
Williams at the Friends of the Vietnam Memorial Plaza lunch yesterday. Special
thanks to Jim Barnes for the invitation to attend this wonderful event.
Rotary International Paul Harris Fellow Award
Our Executive Director Sarah received the Rotary International Paul Harris
Fellow Award for her dedicated work with our foundation.
Many other notable figures have been named as Paul Harris Fellows, including
U.S. President Jimmy Carter, Russian President Boris Yeltsin, and U.S.
astronaut James Lovell. Thanks to the Colchester, VT Rotary for recognizing
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