The 7th Fold | Volume 3, Issue 3 | March 2020 | Folds of Honor E-Newsletter | View as Webpage
   
   
 
| THE 7THFOLD |
 
*The seventh fold is a tribute to our armed forces, for it is through the armed forces that we protect our country and our flag against all enemies, whether they be found within or without the boundaries of our republic.

 
This is where you will stay connected with all things Folds of Honor, such as impactful partnerships, upcoming events, store promotions and most importantly, the stories of the families you stand with.
 
 
| FAMILIES OF FOLDS |
 
Colleen discovered Folds of Honor when she was googling college scholarships for her children. Folds of Honor was proud to provide Higher Education Scholarships to Katie O’Hare, a graduate living in New York City and working in media; Liz O’Hare, a graduate living and teaching physics in Los Angeles while she pursues a master’s degree from Notre Dame; and Thomas O’Hare, a current Folds of Honor Higher Education scholarship recipient pursuing a degree in mechanical engineering.

US Navy Lieutenant Commander Raymond O’Hare was killed in the line of duty when his T-38 Training Talon jet crashed during an instrument approach near the Naval Test Pilot school in Maryland. The plane had been used by the Navy’s Blue Angels, as a chase plane and a trainer for NASA. O'Hare, a native of Chicago, received his bachelor's degree in history from Harvard University, graduated from Aviation Officer Candidate School, was commissioned an ensign in 1990 and designated a naval flight officer in 1992. He had participated in the Navy's Postgraduate School Cooperative Education program and would have received his master's degree in aeronautical engineering upon graduation from TPS. He was an aspiring astronaut. In 1989, he received his bachelor's degree in history from Harvard, where he was also a defensive end and punter on the football team. He met his wife at Harvard, and they were married in January 1992. He joined the Navy in 1990, graduating first in his class from Officers Candidate School, Bob O'Hare said.

From 1992 to 1997, he served as radar intercept officer on F-14s in a variety of fighter squadrons based out of Miramar, Calif. He is buried at Arlington Cemetery.

See more stories like Colleen's.

 
| CHAPTER HIGHLIGHT |
Houston Chapter


Today, the Folds of Honor South Texas proudly celebrates our two year anniversary as the 13th Chapter of the Folds of Honor! We were honored to participate in two amazing events to kick off 2020. Chili Fest, hosted by Harvey Builders, HTS, DXS, Mooring and Worldwide Power Products, took place in Feb raising over $35,000 for the Folds of Honor.

Several teams raised funds for the Folds of Honor with the top two being Derryberry, which raised over $9000, and Haakon Heat, which raised over $6000. We also joined the team and our proud partners from WARPIG BBQ at the Houston Rodeo BBQ Cookoff. To date, FUBAR sales have raised almost $40,000 for the Folds of Honor. We salute all of our fabulous partners and thank them for proudly standing with the Folds of Honor.

Details regarding upcoming events such as the Patriot Sporting Challenge and The Cadet at Miramont, as well as events for the remainder of 2020, can be found our website and social media platforms. If you would like to get more involved in local efforts in South Texas, please email dnemecek@foldsofhonor.org.

 
| MERCH OF THE MONTH |
 
| PATRIOT GOLF DAY |
 


 
Mahalo Hokuli'a!
We're excited to announce that PGA REACH and Folds of Honor are joining forces to expand and grow annual fundraising efforts for both Patriot Golf Day and PGA HOPE, to better serve the needs of Veterans and their families through the game of golf. With this partnership, Patriot Golf Day will move to its rightful home over Memorial Day Weekend to honor the sacrifice of America's heroes. Additionally, this partnership will offer broader opportunities and service that directly benefit Veterans through PGA HOPE and their families through educational scholarships funded by Patriot Golf Day.
Ready to get involved? Visit www.PatriotGolfDay.org.
 
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