Entries by Eric Woolson

Cherryholmes, Retired Marine and SoldierStrong Ambassador, to be Recognized as “Hometown Hero” by Orlando Magic April 10

STAMFORD, Conn. – Bryce Cherryholmes, a retired staff sergeant in the United States Marine Corps and ambassador for the national nonprofit SoldierStrong, will be recognized as the “Hometown Hero” at the Orlando Magic versus Miami Heat game on April 10. Cherryholmes served for eight years in both Iraq and Afghanistan where he sustained several injuries […]

Iowa Business for Clean Energy to Host “Reform The Grid” Workshop in Des Moines on Thursday, April 28

DES MOINES, Iowa – Recognizing that few in business understand the complexities of electric-utility rate regulation or incentives, Iowa Business for Clean Energy announced plans today for its “Reform the Grid” workshop in late April in Des Moines. The IBCE, a statewide nonprofit focused on fostering policy discussions that enable Iowa businesses to access clean […]

Harris Announces GOP Bid in Iowa House District 26

MOULTON, Iowa – Austin Harris announced today that he will seek the Republican nomination for Iowa House District 26, saying he is committed to working for a parental bill of rights, reforming the state’s tax structure and standing against the rise of the politically correct “cancel culture.” “I’m running to minimize the pain Iowans are […]

“Life-Changing Device” Benefits Meshoppan Veteran Following Donation of iBOT® Personal Mobility Device From National Nonprofit SoldierStrong

MESHOPPEN, Pa. – Peter Townsend, a rural Meshoppen resident and U.S. Army veteran diagnosed with primary progressive multiple sclerosis, said today that his life has been changed by the donation of an iBOT® Personal Mobility Device from SoldierStrong, a national nonprofit that helps military veterans take their next steps forward by connecting them with revolutionary […]

Vino for Vets Raises $150,000 for National Nonprofit Organization That Aids Military Veterans in Taking Their Next Steps Forward

NAPA VALLEY – In October 2021, the Graham & Courtney Rahal Foundation held its Vino For Vets fundraiser powered by United Rentals in Napa Valley, California. The event is a one-of-a-kind, weekend-long wine experience to raise funds for Turns For Troops/SoldierStrong. This is the inaugural year for the Vino For Vets fundraiser. The event raised […]

Iowa Developer Announces Plans For $325-Million, 750-Employees Beef-Processing Facility in Mills County to Open in Late 2023

DES MOINES – Cattlemen’s Heritage, a newly formed corporation with its roots in livestock production and construction, announced plans today to construct a $325-million, 1,500-head-per-day beef-processing facility in Mills County that will employ up to 750 workers and have an estimated annual economic impact of $1.1 billion. “Cattlemen’s Heritage will fill a critical gap between […]

Bozeman VA Clinic to Treat Post-Traumatic Stress With Virtual Reality System Donated by Nonprofit SoldierStrong

BOZEMAN, Mont. ‒ The Bozeman VA Clinic is the country’s latest Department of Veterans Affairs facility to partner with national nonprofit SoldierStrong to provide a groundbreaking virtual reality system known as BraveMind to aid in treating veterans experiencing post-traumatic stress. SoldierStrong, a Stamford, Conn., organization, is dedicated to helping veterans take their next steps forward […]

Merle Hay Mall, Des Moines Bucs Arena Project to Generate $126 Million Economic Impact, 1,000 New Jobs, “Tremendous Community and Charitable Benefits”

URBANDALE, Iowa – The plan to convert the former Younkers department store in the Merle Hay Mall to a 3,500-seat arena that will be the home of the Des Moines Buccaneers hockey team will have an estimated $126 million annual economic impact and create approximately 1,000 new jobs, according to Liz Holland, chief executive officer […]