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So far Heroes on the Water has created 113 blog entries.

Invisible Injuries

2022-06-16T11:58:23-05:00June 13, 2022|HOW Stories, pts stories|

“One minute you are enjoying your life, and the next people are dying all around you and you are running for your life. It leaves a permanent mark.” ~Priscilla Horvath, Heroes on the Water Volunteer Program Coordinator

Memorial Day: Why We Celebrate

2023-02-23T18:04:17-06:00May 25, 2022|HOW Resources|

In the years since its inception as a federal holiday, Memorial Day has become a marker for the beginning of Summer. But as with many holidays, sometimes the true meaning of Memorial Day can get lost in all of the marketing.

Honor and Sacrifice

2022-05-16T14:49:31-05:00May 12, 2022|HOW Stories, partner stories|

Officer Keith Mackenzie is a father of three who has built a 28-year career as a police officer in Bethel, Connecticut. He is the Assistant Coordinator for HOW’s Western Connecticut Chapter and is an avid sportsman, fisherman and kayaker. He says he recognized the positive impact Heroes on the Water has made in his close friend Mike Libertini who is the Coordinator for the chapter.

May 2022 Observances

2023-02-23T18:26:35-06:00May 3, 2022|Uncategorized|

With so many patriotic observances taking place in May, it is no surprise that this month was officially designated as Military Appreciation Month by the U.S. Congress in 1999.

Month of the Military Child

2023-01-17T16:48:45-06:00April 14, 2022|HOW Resources|

We often forget just how much a person’s service impacts all their loved ones. Everyone from parents to spouses, children and friends can be greatly impacted. Learn how families are impacted and how to celebrate Month of the Military Child.

Making Your Mark

2022-02-17T09:56:44-06:00February 17, 2022|HOW Stories|

Starting a HOW Chapter doesn’t just impact the participants who join in on events, it also positively impacts each volunteer and your entire community at large. When we offer healing to our veterans who have given so much, to our first responders who serve us daily, and to their families we are creating a healthier world for everyone.

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