Arlington, VA – October 4, 2013 – The USO of Metropolitan Washington (USO-Metro) will honor its top corporate sponsors tonight, at the organization’s 10th Annual Stars and Stripes Night networking event. These sponsors will be named to USO-Metro’s 2013 Circle of the Stars, an elite award bestowed on the top-level corporate donors who provide generous funding to support USO-Metro’s mission to lift the spirits of military service members and their families.
USO-Metro’s 2013 Circle of Stars:
Giant of Landover, MD
Navy Federal Credit Union
Southwestern Wendy’s Advertising Group & Dayton Wendy’s Co-Op
DC Capital Partners LLC
UBS Financial Services
AT&T Government Solutions
Papa John’s National Capital Region Co-Op
These outstanding companies will be recognized at tonight’s 10th Annual Stars and Stripes Night, an annual fundraiser that brings together USO-Metro supporters, members of the business community, wounded heroes from the area military hospitals, and local celebrities in an exciting New York City atmosphere. The focus, as with every USO-Metro event, will be on support for the service members and their families, and the broad spectrum of programs USO-Metro provides for the U.S. Armed Forces.
The Circle of Stars presentation will be the centerpiece of the night, highlighting the critical value of corporate supporters for USO-Metro’s important work.
“We are so honored and humbled that these top corporate sponsors are active and generous supporters of USO-Metro,” said Elaine Rogers, President and CEO of USO-Metro. “Due to the incredible support of these companies, we are able to provide a broad range of programs to service members and their families, including programs for children with deployed parents, support services for spouses and emergency housing programs.”
USO-Metro is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization chartered by Congress, and dedicated to “Serving those who serve, and their families” in Washington D.C., Maryland and Northern Virginia. It is through the generous financial support of individuals and organizations in the local community that USO-Metro is able to fulfill its mission. With the help of nearly 5,000 devoted volunteers, USO-Metro provides programs and services for active duty troops and their families at area military hospitals; through its Mobile USO program; at five USO Centers, and four USO airport lounges. For more information please visit www.usometro.org or “like” us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter by searching USO-Metro.