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National Volunteer Week 2017: Thank You from Admiral Abbot
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 23 April 2017 - 0 Comments

Dear Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society Volunteers, You are making a world of difference for Sailors, Marines and their families! Volunteers have been the bedrock of the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society since 1904. With unparalleled [...]

Volunteer Spotlight: Military Spouse of the Year Danielle Smith Wishes Every Military Spouse Could Volunteer with NMCRS
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 17 April 2017 - 1 Comment

In 1999, Danielle Smith left New York State for the first time to move from Long Island to Norfolk, Virginia, with her then-fiancé to his first duty station in the Navy. About two months [...]

After Growing Up in the Marines, NMCRS Volunteer Kara Tolman Plans to Help Servicemembers as a Social Worker
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 05 April 2017 - 0 Comments

By Betsy Rosenblatt Rosso Growing up with a Marine Corps dad, Kara Tolman loved her military community, and always knew she wanted to do something to contribute to it. Born and raised in Jacksonville, [...]

Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society and the Dallas Military Foundation — Joining Forces to Celebrate Patriotism
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 03 April 2017 - 0 Comments

It’s fancy cocktails, a sumptuous dinner, great live music from the Gatlin Brothers, and dancing all night. But most of all, it’s a celebration of service and country, presented with the pride that beats [...]

Popular Sarasota Eatery to Honor Lexi Brown’s Memory and Support NMCRS on April 4
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 29 March 2017 - 1 Comment

The Original Egg is a favorite neighborhood eatery in Sarasota, Florida. While the restaurant focuses on serving breakfast, brunch, and lunch seven days a week, its owners are also committed to contributing to the community beyond just [...]

From Florida to Japan, Kim Seligman Demonstrates Compassionate Commitment to NMCRS
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 29 March 2017 - 0 Comments

By Betsy Rosenblatt Rosso Before she became a military spouse 10 years ago, Kim Seligman worked as a probation officer. “It was the kind of job where you didn’t want the offenders knowing anything [...]

Ten Years of Commitment: Join Us in Saluting Judy Perry for Her Work with the Visiting Nurse Program
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 28 March 2017 - 0 Comments

This is the job that Judy Perry was meant to have. She’s the Administrative Assistant for the Society’s Visiting Nurse program, and celebrating her 10-year anniversary. She can look back to 1992 and see [...]

Join Us in Wishing Dan Butts the Very Best as He Gets Ready to Retire
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 27 March 2017 - 0 Comments

Dan Butts, the Society’s Director of Loan Administration, knows what it’s like for Sailors, Marines, and their families who serve our country – because he served in the U.S. Navy. “My first association with [...]

Volunteer Aya Espiritu Finds a Way to Give Back After Disaster Struck
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 22 March 2017 - 0 Comments

By Betsy Rosenblatt Rosso When the devastating earthquake and tsunami hit Japan in 2011, causing a meltdown at the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant, Aya Espiritu watched the news, powerless to help. A native of [...]

New VP and CAO for Society Brings Three Decades of Marine Corps Leadership Experience
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 20 March 2017 - 0 Comments

By Betsy Rosenblatt Rosso During her senior year of high school, Kathy Estes was lifeguarding at her community pool when men in military uniforms pulled into the parking lot, emerging from cars with government [...]

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