The Pentagon Federal Credit Union Foundation will host its Night of Heroes Gala at the Ritz-Carlton in Washington, D.C., on June 3. The black-tie and military-dress event raises money for wounded military members, veterans and their families. This year the gala will honor the Intelligence and Special Operation communities. Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will give the keynote address.
Dust off those bikes, take them out of the garage and get rolling for a great cause! Face of America 2009 begins April 25 in Bethesda, Maryland, to raise awareness of service members injured in the line of duty. The 110-mile bike ride, which ends April 26 in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, also raises funds for World TEAM (The Exceptional Athlete Matters) Sports, an organization that strives to increase awareness, acceptance and integration of people with disabilities through sports. Face of America focuses specifically on disabled veterans by reaching out and actively including troops who have been severely injured in Iraq and Afghanistan.