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High Point Donates Two Track Wheelchairs to Wounded Veterans

Published on: April 12, 2022

At High Point University’s 11th Annual Veterans Day Celebration, the Zeta Phi Chapter presented all-terrain track wheelchairs to two catastrophically wounded veterans. The chapter raised $40,000 and worked in partnership with The Independence Fund to procure and outfit the chairs for Sgt. Joey Aguilar and Sgt. 1st Class Randy Stone. Sgt. Aguilar, from Hillsborough, North…

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Sam Houston State Chapter Volunteers at Veteran Complex

Published on: March 8, 2022

The Gamma Tau Chapter has been working closely with the H.E.A.R.T.S. Veterans Complex in Huntsville, Texas, working hands-on to help renew and renovate things that are outdated and need cleaning around the complex’s premises. The Chapter is working to make sure that KA is and always will be a great aspect to any community. The…

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FSU Alumnus Promoted to Colonel

Published on: October 25, 2021

Curtis C. “Curt” Owens (Gamma Eta–Florida State ’95) was promoted to the rank of Colonel of the U.S. Army Reserve on Monday, September 13, 2021. COL Owens is currently serving as Legislative Liasion for the U.S. Army and previously served the Order as the Commander of William B. Crawford Province (State of Florida) in 2004.

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Three Chapters Team Up to Donate Track Wheelchair to Wounded Veteran

Published on: September 27, 2021

Teaming up to raise $20,000 for The Independence Fund, the Delta Theta Chapter at Georgia Southern University, the Delta Phi Chapter at Jacksonville State University, and the Zeta Kappa Chapter at the University of West Georgia presented a track wheelchair to U.S. veteran Karen Dery during the Georgia Southern football game on Saturday, September 25,…

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Ole Miss Donates Second Track Chair to Wounded Veteran

Published on: September 27, 2021

After raising $20,000 for The Independence Fund, the Alpha Upsilon Chapter at the University of Mississippi presented an all-terrain track chair to retired SGT Brian Mogensen at the Ole Miss football game on Saturday, September 11, 2021. SGT Mogensen joined the U.S. Army in 1984 and served until 1990 when he was honorably discharged. This…

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North Florida Donates Track Chair to Wounded Veteran

Published on: August 27, 2021

On Wednesday, August 25, 2021, the Zeta Nu Chapter at the University of North Florida presented an all-terrain track wheelchair to retired Marine veteran Chris Scott. To make this possible, the chapter fundraised more than $20,000 for the Independence Fund through a number of events over the past six months. Chris enlisted in the Marine…

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Auburn Golf Tournament Raises more than $22,000 for Charity

Published on: August 11, 2021

On Saturday, April 17, 2021, Nu Chapter at Auburn University co-hosted the Auburn Cares Golf Classic with the Auburn chapters of Sigma Nu and Sigma Alpha Epsilon. The tournament had forty foursomes of undergraduates and alumni, and more than $22,000 was raised to support the philanthropies of the three chapters. Nu Chater’s portion will be…

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JMU Donates All-Terrain Track Wheelchair to Wounded Veteran

Published on: May 11, 2021

On Sunday, May 2nd, the Zeta Theta Chapter at James Madison University virtually presented an all-terrain track wheelchair to veteran Randall Pope from Woodford, Virginia, who served with the first Attack Helicopter Company for eight and a half years. To make this possible, the chapter fundraised more than $20,000 for the Independence Fund throughout the…

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Ole Miss Presents All-terrain Trackchair to Injured Veteran

Published on: November 18, 2020

The Alpha Upsilon Chapter at the University of Mississippi presented injured Army Veteran, Alton “Ray” MacBain, with an all-terrain trackchair at the Ole Miss vs South Carolina football game on Saturday, November 14, 2020. MacBain served 23 years in the United States Army, where his exposure to oil fields and burn pits resulted in diminished…

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Tulsa Alumnus Assists in Production of Gold Star Family Video

Published on: October 7, 2020

Edward D. “Ed” Ladner (Mu–Tulsa ’75) recently served as the voice actor for an awareness video for Gold Star families.  The video released for Gold Star Family Remembernece Week, September 20-26, honors America’s fallen servicemen and servicewomen and features “The Star-Spangled Banner,” performed line by line by surviving family members. Ed assisted Air Force veteran…

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