Thank you to the Fort Bragg Fisher House for taking us in for the day to celebrate World Humanitarian Day! We had so much fun learning all about how the Fisher House came about and meeting your current residents. What an amazing organization ! The Fisher House is run solely on donations and anyone who needs to stay does so free of charge. We all left with warm hearts!♥
A big shout out to The Second Brigade Motorcycle Club, Chapter C located in Carlisle, PA! They raised $2,784 during their “Support Our Troops/Remember Our Veterans Poker Run” on July 23, 2016. Their support to the Army Fisher House Program does so much good for our military Service members, veterans and their families who are experiencing some very trying circumstances. Their unwavering support is greatly appreciated. — THANK YOU!
The Scholarships for Military Children Program has announced more than 700 winners of their 2016 “Honor Roll.”
Students with military ties applied for the $2,000 scholarships at commissary locations on military installations around the world.
Each was required to maintain a minimum 3.0 grade point average, participate in voluntary school and community activities, demonstrate leadership qualities and write an essay.
The scholarships are funded by organizations that do business with the commissary system and are administered through the Fisher House Foundation.
JBSA Fort Sam Houston
Each year the Viking Challenge hosted by the KMC 5/6 provides us with amazing support! We are so grateful to all those who worked so hard to host the event and to all the teams who participated!
We are truly thankful for the dedication and support to our mission of providing a home away from home for our families! ❤️
We would like to thank the following individuals for their work as committee leads:
To everyone who had a hand in this years event danke!!!!
Thanks to Project Lifting Spirits, Inc. who on Friday, 15Jul16 provided pepperoni, sausage, and cheese pizzas along with drinks for our Fort Gordon Fisher House Families to enjoy. Ms. Stacia (Stacey) Blevins, Secretary of Project Lifting Spirits, Inc. coordinating this event, from left to right, Alexis Udycz, Stacia Blevins, Cori Cleveland, Herbert Cleveland and Calvin Woodfork.
On May 16, 2016
WHO: BROADWAY BANK
WHAT: $75,000 DONATION CEREMONY
WHEN: THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2016, 8:15–9 a.m.
WHERE: CHARLES E. CHEEVER JR. ADMINISTRATION BUILDING
1177 N.E. LOOP 410, SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS
In honor of our military heritage, our founders and our 75th anniversary of being “here for good,” we are excited to present a $75,000 donation among three local military-serving non-profit agencies. These agencies support our service members and their families at a time when they face the most difficult challenges of their lives:
- Returning Heroes Home in support of the Warrior and Family Support Center
- BAMC Fisher House on JBSA-Fort Sam Houston
- Fisher House Inc. JBSA-Lackland
Col. Charles E. Cheever Sr. and Betty Cheever founded Broadway Bank 75 years ago to meet the banking needs of fellow service members and the local community. Col. Cheever served in World War II as staff judge advocate for General Patton. Their son, Broadway Bank Chairman Emeritus Charlie E. Cheever Jr., served as a pilot in the U.S. Air Force and the Texas Air National Guard after graduating from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
“We are excited to support Fisher House at both Lackland and Fort Sam Houston and the Warrior and Family Support Center in their commitment and dedication to our service members. During this 75th anniversary year, we pause to honor our military heritage by giving to organizations that truly make a difference in the lives of our military heroes and their families every day,” said David Bohne, Broadway Bank CEO.
Join us for photo opportunities and interviews with representatives from the military-serving organizations; Chairman Emeritus Charles Cheever Jr., the son of our founders; David Bohne, our new CEO; Jim Goudge, our chairman; and other family members and long-time employees.
About Broadway Bank
Headquartered in San Antonio, Broadway Bank was founded in 1941 by Col. Charles E. Cheever and his wife, Elizabeth Cheever. It has evolved from a small neighborhood bank into one of the largest independently owned banks in Texas. Today, Broadway Bank continues to function as a family-owned and operated financial institution. Broadway Bank offers a full-range of sophisticated financial services, including personal banking, private banking, military banking, business banking and wealth management. With more than $3 billion in total assets, the highly rated Bank operates 39 locations in San Antonio, Austin and the surrounding areas. Visit the Broadway Bank website at broadwaybank.com for more information.
Lydia Rodriguez, Marketing Communications Director, Broadway Bank
A BIG THANK YOU to the Korean War Veterans Association (KWVA) Hawaii Chapter 1 for their donation of $3,000 to Tripler Army Medical Center Fisher Houses. Thank You for your support to our military families.
We are incredibly grateful to the participants of the WOA Rhineland Pfalz Silver Chapter Golf Tournament. Not only did they show up to support us by participating in the tournament the First, Second and Third place teams donated their winnings to the Landstuhl Fisher House!
What an amazing event and and acts of generosity! Thank you to all who were involved in this event!
Pictured is the WOA Rhineland Pfalz Silver Chapter June 3, 2016 Golf Tournament Participants
US ARMY FISHER HOUSES
U.S. ARMY MEDICAL COMMAND