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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 [...]

A Legacy of Service Continues Through Bequest to the Society
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 30 November 2018 - 0 Comments

It was when he was walking along the street in a small farming town in rural Illinois at the height of the Great Depression that Glenn Ellis saw the Sailor in his white uniform. [...]

EXCLUSIVE WEBINAR – Smart Year-End Charitable Tax Strategies
By: nmcrsblog - 29 November 2018 - 0 Comments

EXCLUSIVE WEBINAR Smart Year-End Charitable Tax Strategies: How You Can Save Money While Making a Difference for Others Register now for this complimentary webinar exclusively for Society friends and supporters. [...]

NMCRS Volunteer Julie Barrett – Knits “Hugs” for Navy and Marine Corps Babies
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 13 November 2018 - 0 Comments

Julie Barrett has knit bear claws, Celtic knots, horseshoe crabs, and innumerable intricate patterns and designs into blankets, sweaters, hats, and scarves. She’s been knitting since she was eight years old. Retinal pigmentosis caused [...]

Ort Farms Helps Grow Support For NMCRS With The Corn Maze Guy
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 06 November 2018 - 0 Comments

Six generations of the Ort family have grown delicious fruits and vegetables on 400 acres at Ort Farms in Long Valley, New Jersey for more than a century. In recent years, Ort Farms has [...]

Author Jeff Edwards Uses His Gift Of Storytelling To Give Back To The Society
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 02 November 2018 - 0 Comments

Jeff Edwards was a junior sailor on a guided missile destroyer stationed in Japan when his wife flew back to the States with their toddler son to visit her parents. Military spouses often take [...]

Retired Navy Captain Extends Leadership from Active Duty to DAU through Retirement
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 05 October 2018 - 0 Comments

Whether repairing airplanes, teaching government acquisition courses, or running charity golf tournaments, Duane Mallicoat has spent several decades serving the Navy, Sailors, and their families. Duane enlisted in the Navy in 1971 and retired [...]

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