Locals to Serve Veterans at Annual Christmas Day Dinner

CBS News 8 – San Diego, CA News Station – KFMB Channel 8

SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) — Are you taking a day to enjoy Christmas with your family?

Johan Engman decided the best way to spend Christmas Day is with our veterans.

Johan is the founder & owner of Rise & Shine Restaurant Group and along with Dara Morgan, a representative from Wounded Warrior Project San Diego stopped by Morning Extra to share more about the tradition of giving back.

Veterans can register for the free Christmas dinner by clicking here.Continue reading

Pay It Forward Media Live on Palomar College TV

GoHireAVet.com is proud  to announce that one of our non-profit partners Pay It Forward Media will be broadcast via Palomar College’s website starting at 9:30 am until 10:00 am on Nov. 19th, Thursday live on Cox and Time Warner Cable, Channel 16 and AT&T Channel 99 in San Diego County.

Live streaming of the program online can be seen at http://www.palomar.edu/pctv

Pay It Forward Media is a San Diego, California based 501 (c) 3 non-profit that provides has been a sponsor of many military veteran support programs & causes here in San Diego, CA.  To find out more about the incredible work Pay It Forward Media does visit them today at: PayItForwardMedia.orgContinue reading

Stand Down a Veterans Villages of San Diego Event That Helps Save Lives

For 28 years now Veterans Villages of San Diego produces an event called Stand Down each summer in July that helps struggling U.S. Military Veterans get a “Hand Up & Not A Hand Out”.

I know it all too well as in 2013 I attended my first Stand Down after hitting complete bottom in life after struggling for a few years after the real estate bubble burst and the U.S. economy tanked.   I had the intention that it was going to be a weekend camping trip and then I was “checking out”, but Stand Down saved my life.

What is a Stand Down?Continue reading

Starbucks to Serve Coffee & Specialty Teas at Charity Golf Tournament at Cottonwood Golf Club

It’s now official, Starbucks Coffee Company will be serving their great coffee & specialty teas at the WWII Veterans to Hawaii Charity Golf Tournament & Jobs, Career & Business Opportunity Fair at Cottonwood Golf Club!

Recently I had the pleasure to meet with Chairman & CEO of Starbucks Howard Schultz to personally invite Starbucks to be a sponsor and to serve Starbucks coffee to the golfers, supporters & our military veterans at our first Annual WWII Veterans to Hawaii Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade Charity Golf Tournament!  Starbucks is a major supporter of our U.S. Military with their own Military Hiring Initiative.

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If you’re a Golfer and a supporter of our US Military and would like to help us get some of our WWII Veterans to Hawaii for the Annual Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade, click here for more details!

If you’re a company or organization and would like to be a sponsor with our Golf Tournament then click here for details!  And if you’re a company or organization that would like to hire our military veterans then consider being a participant in our Jobs, Career & Business Opportunity Fair to be held in the banquet tent the day of our Charity Golf Tournament, click here for details.  And thanks for Supporting Our Troops!