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NMCRS Visiting Nurse Stacey Fisher Celebrates 10 Years with the Society
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 26 December 2018 - 0 Comments

As a military spouse with a passion for helping others through medicine, Stacey Fisher found herself pursuing a nursing education.  “I’ve always had a heart for babies and wanted to pursue a career in [...]

Dusting Off Her Italian, Virginia Imlah Returns to Sicily, This Time as Director of NMCRS Sigonella
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 20 December 2018 - 0 Comments

Last time Virginia Imlah and her husband were living in Sicily, on his previous tour there, Virginia was pregnant with their first child. “I’d heard about the Budget for Babies Workshop, so my husband [...]

After Working Alongside NMCRS in Japan, Jeny Gilmore Decides to Work for Society in Nevada
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 18 December 2018 - 0 Comments

When Jeny Gilmore lived in Yokosuka, Japan in 2013 while her husband was stationed there, she worked for the USO. “I was a program manager and when I attended pre-deployment fairs or community events, [...]

Camp Lejeune Volunteer Both Helps Others and Receiving Help After Hurricane Florence
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 17 December 2018 - 0 Comments

When Liz Wyman, her husband, a staff sergeant in the Marines, and their two kids returned to their house on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, they saw the front of the house and were [...]

NMCRS Lemoore Director, Jeanes Cunningham​​ Celebrates 10 Years with the Society
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 13 December 2018 - 0 Comments

As a native of Pohnpei, in the Federated States of Micronesia, NMCRS Lemoore Director Jeanes Cunningham particularly enjoys seeing volunteers and clients from different cultures, and multicultural families who come through the doors of [...]

New NMCRS Newport Director Was Born to Work for the Society
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 12 December 2018 - 0 Comments

Rafia Hinkson was born to work for the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society. Rafia’s father spent 20 years in the Navy, and her mother Renee began volunteering for the Society when Rafia was an infant. [...]

NMCRS Pearl Harbor Director, Paul Belanger Celebrates 35 Years with the Society
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 11 December 2018 - 0 Comments

Paul Belanger and his family moved from Maine to Hawaii seeking warmer weather and work. Unlike many Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society directors, Paul was not a retired service member or military spouse, but he [...]

Race Car Driver and Car Collector Blends His Love of Cars with Philanthropy
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 06 December 2018 - 0 Comments

After graduating from the Citadel and spending 30 years in the Florida Air National Guard, Bill Warner gained a deep respect and admiration for the military and those who serve. He also has a [...]

When Her Submariner Son Received His First Orders, Mary Blais Began Making Baby Quilts for Sea Service Families
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 05 December 2018 - 0 Comments

Fourteen years ago, Mary Blais’ son Christopher, newly commissioned as a Naval officer, received his first orders to Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Connecticut. “I wanted to know all about where he [...]

Beginning as a Society Volunteer, Liz Plot Builds a Career in Financial Planning
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 03 December 2018 - 0 Comments

The Financial Planning Association (FPA) recently honored Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society volunteer Liz Plot with its annual Diversity Scholarship. At its 2018 conference in Chicago, FPA awarded the scholarships, “in recognition of professionals who [...]

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