U.S. Military to be honored during November Foundation Breakfast

FOR RELEASE
2012-10-25
Col. David AugustineHUNTINGTON, Ind.— On Nov. 7, the Huntington University Foundation will honor past and present U.S. Military servicemen and women during its monthly breakfast.

During the breakfast, Col. David Augustine, from the 122nd Fighter Wing of the Indiana Air National Guard in Fort Wayne, will give an update on the status of the base and how it serves the community. The 122nd Fighter Wing provides support in national and state emergencies as well as education opportunities in the area.

Also, Rodney Funk, state commander of the VFW, will welcome all veterans. The Huntington County resident oversees 168 posts statewide.

In recognition of their service, all past and present members of the U.S. military will be provided with a free breakfast for the morning. Prior RSVP is required.

The Foundation breakfast is open to the public. It will begin at 7:45 a.m. in the Habecker Dining Commons and conclude by 9 a.m. The cost of the breakfast is $7. First-time attendees eat free courtesy of Bailey-Love Mortuary.

To RSVP, contact Barb Baker at 260-359-4069 or bbaker@huntington.edu. For more information about the Huntington University Foundation, visit www.huntington.edu/foundation.

Since 1938, the Huntington University Foundation has assisted Huntington County residents who attend Huntington University through the annual Huntington County Grant and endowed scholarships. The foundation also supports community arts events.
Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and Forbes.com has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The university is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).
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Heather Barkley
Director of Communications
260.359.4129
Joanne Green
Sports Information Director
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