Johnsburg Project in the News

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  • On July 7, 2016
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FULL STORY HERE In Honor Of Fallen Friends, Man Builds Future For Vet Families CHICAGO (CBS) — Going to a high school reunion can inspire people to reconnect with old friends For one suburban man, there was a deeper motivation. As CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports, he felt compelled to build a home. When talking […]
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Stars & Strings 2015

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  • On July 7, 2016
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FULL STORY HERE CHICAGO (CBS) — Country music stars including “The Bandy Perry,” Dierks Bentley and Hunter Hayes are holding a big concert at the Chicago Theatre Wednesday night called “Stars and Strings.” Some the money from ticket sales is going to fund scholarships for the children of veterans. CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports the […]
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Lee Harkleroad Completes 14th Ironman

  • Posted by Folds of Honor
  • On May 18, 2016
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Lee Harkleroad, Friends of the Folds of Honor Foundation board member and cancer survivor, finished the Ironman in Kona, Hawaii, in 15 hours and 33 minutes — his best time ever. Since then, Lee has finished first in his age group in an Ironman event in the Philippines, which qualifies him for the Ironman World […]
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Johnsburg Project – Your Call To Action

  • Posted by Folds of Honor
  • On March 23, 2016
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We are building a 2450 sq. ft. two-story home at 3505 Aubrey Dr. in Johnsburg, IL. The entire sales price from this home will be donated to FoH to help accomplish the mission of providing educational scholarships to the children and spouses of fallen and disabled service members. Our goal is to send FoH a donation of approximately $400,000 from the final […]
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Splash Magazine – 2015 Chicago Gala

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  • On March 11, 2016
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The Scene: Patriotic Americans from across the country joined forces June 27 to honor the nation’s most esteemed heroes and fallen soldiers at Navy Pier’s Grand Ballroom (600 E. Grand) for the sixt annual dinner and auction. More than 300 saluting partygoers acknowledged the efforts of the armed forces while dancing to music by Sixteen […]
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Folds of Honor Johnsburg Project

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  • On March 7, 2016
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It was a small ceremony, held a few years ago at Fenton High School in Bensenville. But it had a big impact on Fenton alumnus Bill Schey and his wife, Connie. The ceremony was a plaque dedication to honor 10 Fenton alumni who died in the Vietnam War. Bill Schey, a Marine Corps veteran who […]
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Becoming Friends of the Folds of Honor

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  • On February 12, 2016
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In 2008, Steve Haworth was introduced to a man who was not only a PGA of America golf professional, F-16 fighter pilot, but also the recent founder of the Folds of Honor Foundation. His name, Major Dan Rooney. Steve and his wife Karen, both Oklahoma State Alums, met Major Dan’s father, Dr. John Rooney, while […]
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