MMC News - Written by on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 15:45

SEAL – Naval Special Warfare Family Foundation Announces Spectacular Spring Fundraising Events in San Diego, Charlotte and Los Angeles

SAN DIEGO — February 25, 2014 — The SEAL-Naval Special Warfare (NSW) Family Foundation has announced a spectacular spring lineup of high-profile fundraising events, including March 22 at the Del Mar Country Club in San Diego, March 27 at the Quail Hollow Country Club in Charlotte, NC and May 3 at the Jonathan Beach Club in Santa Monica, CA. The SEAL – NSW Family Foundation is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization that raises awareness and funds for special programs in direct support of the Naval Special Warfare (NSW) families on a local, national and global scale.

These events have received an extraordinary level of support from corporations and philanthropists throughout th United States, including Madeleine Pickens and The Del Mar Country Club, TaylorMade, American Airlines, Bumble Bee Tuna, Wells Fargo Bank, The Pangaea Group of Morgan Stanley, PNC, Thales, Salus, Premier Alliance, Natixis, Certus Bank, BD&H Marketing and BB&T, The Jonathan Club, Fortress, Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, North Castle Partners, Nammo, Bank of America, Lauree and Jim Bob Moffett, Newman Family Foundation, Eaton Vance and Hartford Funds, Jenny Craig, Wasserman Foundation, Windsor Financial-ASICS, R.D. and Joan Dale Hubbard Foundation.

Philanthropist Madeleine Pickens and The Del Mar Country Club will host this spring’s first event — a March 22 fundraiser which kicks off with a Scramble Golf Tournament followed by evening festivities including Live and Silent auctions, dinner and entertainment, and speakers including Vice Admiral Robert S. Harward, Jr., a Navy SEAL and former Deputy Commander of the U.S. Central Command; and Michael Thornton, retired Navy SEAL and Congressional Medal of Honor recipient. For more information on the event, to buy tickets, view Silent Auction items or to donate to the SEAL-NSW Family Foundation, visit www.supportourwarriors.org The SEAL-NSW Family Foundation gala on March 27 at the Quail Hollow Country Club will feature a keynote address by Joseph J. Grano, Jr., chairman and CEO of Centurion Holdings LLC, and former Chairman of the Homeland Security Council and a Special Forces Green Beret. There will be a spectacular dinner, Live auction and entertainment provided by country music star Edwin McCain. For more information on the event, to buy tickets, view Silent Auction items or to donate to the SEAL-NSW Family Foundation, visit http://www.sealnswff.org/events/quail-hollow-charlotte/

“An Evening to Support the NSW Warriors and Their Families” is set for May 3 at the spectacular Jonathan Beach Club, steps away from the Pacific Ocean in Santa Monica. The event will be A Night to Remember, Even by Hollywood Standards — bringing together an exciting array of glamorous guests, sensational food and entertainment and extraordinary speakers lineup led by Keynote Speaker General James N. Mattis, Vice Admiral Robert S. Harward and former President of Mexico Vincente Fox. Special guests will include Michael Thornton, retired Navy SEAL and Congressional Medal of Honor recipient, and Johnny Walker Black, who guided and interpreted for US Navy SEALs on various missions in Iraq and will be on-hand to sign his new book “Code Name Johnny Walker.” The gala will begin with a VIP reception from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., following by a Reception from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m., with the dinner, speakers program and entertainment from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. There will be Live, Silent and Online auctions featuring once in a lifetime items and experiences. For more information on the event, buy tickets, purchase items or experiences in the Online Auction or to donate to the SEAL-NSW Family Foundation, visit www.eliteforcesevent.com.

About SEAL – Naval Special Warfare Family Foundation
The SEAL-Naval Special Warfare Family Foundation supports individual and family readiness through an array of programs specifically targeted to assist the Naval Special Warfare community in maintaining a resilient, sustainable, and healthy force in this era of persistent conflict and frequent deployments. With SEALs, their ability to stay fit and focused determines the success of every mission. Part of our job is to facilitate that focus by ensuring every SEAL knows his family is, and will be taken care of. Our motto is “Taking care of THEIR family while they protect OURS.” SEAL-NSWFF programs include Family Resiliency and Services, NSW Kids, Bereavement Support, Transition Assistance, Counter Deployment, Global Outreach, Emergency Assistance and Wounded Warriors. For more information or to make a donation, visit www.sealnswff.org

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