GREENWICH, Conn., Nov. 7, 2017 — Veterans Advantage, PBC, in partnership with the Northrop Grumman Corporation, will host the annual Heroes Meet Heroes Reception from 1 PM to 4 PM at the historic New York Athletic Club in New York City.
Guests will enjoy a complimentary catered lunch buffet, along with the opportunity to get autographs and photos with their favorite USA Olympic Team athletes and mingle with other military, veterans, family members, and supporters. Prizes will also be given out to those who attend, including a one-week car rental from Avis/Budget, free VetRewards Cards from Veterans Advantage, and other gifts.
“We are enormously grateful to Northrop Grumman, a long-time supporter of transitioning military and veterans through their extensive hiring initiatives, for their support of this important event to thank our nation's military Heroes, who will have the opportunity to meet world-class athletes from the NYAC,” said Scott Higgins, a Vietnam War Veteran and Co-founder and CEO of Veterans Advantage, PBC.
Two-time Olympic Gold medalist swimmer and Veterans Advantage Advisory Board member Donna DeVarona will serve as the Master of Ceremonies, while Medal of Honor recipient Paul Bucha will offer remarks. Cedric Jones, Executive Director of the NYAC, is the guest of honor.
“Northrop Grumman is proud to support this significant event to honor our country's military veterans and their families,” said Sandra Evers-Manly, Northrop Grumman Vice President of Global Corporate Responsibility and President of the Northrop Grumman Foundation. “As a company, we employ thousands of Veterans and deeply appreciate their service in defense of our freedoms,” she added.
Heroes Meet Heroes is only one of the events that Veterans Advantage will be sponsoring this Veterans Week in New York City. For more information on VetRewards and the activities sponsored by Veterans Advantage to honor military, veterans, and their families this Veterans Day, visit www.VeteransWeekNYC.org for more information on events in the greater New York City area.
About Veterans Advantage, PBC:
Veterans Advantage, PBC, is a military marketing, media, and technology company, co-founded in 2000 by Scott Higgins, a Vietnam War Veteran, and Lin Higgins, the proud daughter of a U.S. Marine. The Veterans Advantage team is passionate about their socially-responsible mission of creating new, exclusive discounts for military, veterans, and their families, and works with their partner coalition of travel industry leaders, retailers, and service providers to offer A Real Thank You™ to the men and women who have given so much to protect our freedoms.
Learn more at www.VeteransAdvantage.com, browse our Press Kit, or contact us at press (at) veteransadvantage (dot) com with questions or to request an interview with our founders, Scott and Lin Higgins.
About Northrop Grumman
Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in autonomous systems, cyber, C4ISR, strike, and logistics and modernization to customers worldwide. Please visit www.northropgrumman.com and follow us on Twitter, @NGCNews, for more information.
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