1 Updates
2013 Road to Recovery Conference Begins Today in Orlando
Photo Credit: PR.com

2013 Road to Recovery Conference Begins Today in Orlando

Dec 9 2013, 11:14am CST | by PR.com

Annual event hosted by the Coalition to Salute America's Heroes is transformative experience for more than 100 wounded veterans and their families.

Orlando, FL, December 09, 2013 --(PR.com )-- More than 100 combat-wounded veterans of the War on Terror, and their families, are arriving today for the 2013 Road to Recovery Conference &...

Filed under: news

YouTube Videos

 
 
 

32 weeks ago

2013 Road to Recovery Conference Begins Today in Orlando

Dec 9 2013, 11:14am CST | by PR.com

Annual event hosted by the Coalition to Salute America's Heroes is transformative experience for more than 100 wounded veterans and their families.

Orlando, FL, December 09, 2013 --(PR.com )-- More than 100 combat-wounded veterans of the War on Terror, and their families, are arriving today for the 2013 Road to Recovery Conference & Tribute, the signature annual event of the Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes.

The Road to Recovery, which will be held from December 9-12 at the Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando, is a four-day educational and motivational event for wounded veterans and their families designed to prepare them for the challenges that lie ahead.

The all-expense-paid event features seminars, workshops and panel discussions with experts from government, the private sector and other veterans service organizations in which attendees learn about the vast array of resources and services available to them. The Conference provides career counseling, resume writing, VA benefits, healthcare and personal development to help severely wounded warriors get back on their feet and assimilate into the civilian workforce.

Other sessions will focus on PTSD, marriage counseling and financial planning, in addition to a career fair.

“We help thousands of wounded veterans every year at the Coalition, but there’s no more important or rewarding work we do than at the Road to Recovery,” said David Walker, President & CEO of the Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes . “It’s a transformative experience for the 400 or so men, women and children that attend, as well as for those of us that help make it happen.”

Donny Daughenbaugh, U.S. Marine Corps (Ret.), lives with a bullet lodged at the base of his skull near his brain, the result of being shot in the face while on night foot patrol with his squad outside of Baghdad.

“The Road to Recovery is a one-of-a-kind event that truly distinguishes the Coalition from other veteran-focused organizations,” said Daughenbaugh, who now serves as Assistant Vice President of the Coalition. “I’ve seen firsthand how the lives of my fellow combat wounded have been transformed, and how entire families are re-connected and rejuvenated over the four days. This conference is genuinely life-changing and, in some cases, even life-saving.”

For more details on the 2013 Road to Recovery Conference & Tribute, including an up-to-date agenda and list of speakers and entertainers, please visit https://saluteheroes.org/get-help/r2r-conference/.

About the Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes
The Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes, based in Leesburg, VA, has provided an invaluable lifeline to thousands of America’s wounded veterans since its establishment in 2004. The Coalition is distinguished from other veteran-focused organizations by its direct financial assistance to America’s wounded heroes. Its Emergency Financial Aid program has stopped foreclosure proceedings on veterans’ homes and kept their vehicles from being repossessed. The organization regularly provides gift checks to cover meals, medical and utility bills, clothing, car repairs and even baby diapers.

For more information on the Coalition, and to learn how you can support its mission, visit www.saluteheroes.org.

Contact Information:
Coalition to Salute America's Heroes
Ladd Biro
817-675-3499
Contact via Email
www.saluteheroes.org
Champion Management is proud to be the Coalition's PR agency of record.

Read the full story here: http://www.pr.com/press-release/532144

Press Release Distributed by PR.com

Source: PR.com

 

Don't miss ...

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Air Algerie plane missing in west Africa
Algiers, July 24 (IANS) A passenger plane of Algeria's state-run Air Algerie was Thursday reported missing 50 minutes after taking off from Ouagadougou Airport in Burkina Faso, according to media.
 
 
Monitor pulse after stroke to avoid second
New York, July 24 (IANS) Regularly monitoring your pulse after a stroke or the pulse of a loved one who has experienced a stroke can prevent a second stroke.
 
 
Goggles that can see through fog
London, July 24 (IANS) For pilots who often face adverse weather conditions like fog, torrential rain, snow and dust storms, this goggles can help them take off and land with ease.
 
 
Antarctic fish might survive ocean warming: Study
Wellington, July 24 (IANS) A species of Antarctic fish might be able to survive the predicted warming of its native waters over the next century if the warming is gradual enough, according to a New Zealand scientist.
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

Air Algerie plane missing in west Africa
Algiers, July 24 (IANS) A passenger plane of Algeria's state-run Air Algerie was Thursday reported missing 50 minutes after taking off from Ouagadougou Airport in Burkina Faso, according to media. "Air navigation...
Read more on Business Balla
 
The Rise And Fall Of NASCAR At Indy
This weekend is the latest running of NASCAR’s Brickyard 400 (officially the Crown Royal Presents the John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard powered by BigMachineRecords.com) at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Almost...
Read more on Auto Balla
 
Amy Winehouse's mother approves of tributes
Amy Winehouse's mother thinks cigarettes and empty alcohol bottles are ''fitting'' tributes to her daughter. Fans flocked to the late 'Back to Black' star's former London home yesterday (07.23.14) to pay their respects...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Tori Spelling hopes woes will teach children
Tori Spelling hopes her marriage problems will teach her children a lesson. The 'True Tori' star was left devastated when husband Dean McDermott - with who she has children Liam, seven, Stella, six, Hattie, two, and 22-...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Zac Efron enjoys night with Robert Pattinson
Zac Efron and Robert Pattinson were in ''really good moods'' on a night out together. The Hollywood hunks enjoyed an evening with seven pals at Pinz Bowling Alley in California, followed by drinks in nightspot Bootsy...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Mark Salling dating Denyse Tontz
Mark Salling is dating 'Big Time Rush' star Denyse Tontz. The 31-year-old 'Glee' actor confirmed his relationship with the 19-year-old actress and is looking forward to ''making magic'' with the starlet. He told Us...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Monitor pulse after stroke to avoid second
New York, July 24 (IANS) Regularly monitoring your pulse after a stroke or the pulse of a loved one who has experienced a stroke can prevent a second stroke. Screening the pulse is the method of choice for checking...
Read more on Apple Balla
 
Goggles that can see through fog
London, July 24 (IANS) For pilots who often face adverse weather conditions like fog, torrential rain, snow and dust storms, this goggles can help them take off and land with ease. An Israeli company Elbit Systems has...
Read more on Apple Balla
 
Antarctic fish might survive ocean warming: Study
Wellington, July 24 (IANS) A species of Antarctic fish might be able to survive the predicted warming of its native waters over the next century if the warming is gradual enough, according to a New Zealand scientist....
Read more on Apple Balla
 
Nepal geared up for Sushma Swaraj's visit
Kathmandu, July 24 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrives here Friday for a three-day visit - the first high-level visit from the new Indian government - where the Nepal-India Joint Commission...
Read more on Politics Balla