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2012

  • December 2012 - Cooperative acquisitions of grants totaling $11,800 from individual Sustaining Members and organizational grant, authorized by the Board of Directors, as well as memorial donations in honor of Frank B. Hower, Jr, for the benefit of Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund (IMSFF). With these donations, the Marine Corps Coordinating Council of Kentucky (MCCCK) has now been responsible, either directly or indirectly, in generating over $306,000 in support of the IMSFF and its vital mission
  • December 2012 - Continued funding of a college or university "Marine Corps Coordinating Council of Kentucky Scholarship," to be awarded annually to a worthy son or daughter of a Kentucky Marine, under the auspices of the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation (MCSF), which has been "honoring Marines by educating their children" since its inception in 1962. The Marine Corps Coordinating Council of Kentucky is proud to partner with the MCSF for the third consecutive year (2011-2012) (2012-2013) (2013-2014) in this truly important extension of its motto "Marines Serving Marines." 
  • November 2012 - Funding support and cooperative partial sponsorship of annual Marine Corps Birthday Breakfast at Lexington, Kentucky, attended by 110 active duty, reserve and veteran Marines from throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky, who honored Marine Corps Aviation during its 100th Anniversary year, represented by Col Arthur “Mac” Reynolds, USMC (Ret), former Commanding Officer, HMX-1 (Marine One). .
  • November 2012 - Funding support of Marine Corps Birthday celebrations hosted by the Marine Corps Recruiting Station Louisville (Louisville), Military Police "Alpha" Company (Lexington), and "Echo" Company, 4th Tank Battalion (Fort Knox).
  • September 2012 – Provided significant financial support to a family of a deceased Marine Corps veteran for assistance in satisfying funeral expense responsibilities.
  • June 2012 - Provided financial support of the Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps program at Fern Creek High School, Fern Creek, Kentucky, to assist with travel expenses associated with out-of-state national marksmanship competition.
  • May 2012 – Provided financial support to Officer Selection Team, Lexington, Kentucky, through the Montford Point Marine Association, to assist an officer candidate with sufficient funds for purchase of required items of clothing and supplies for participation in Officers Candidate School.
  • May 2012 - Facilitated the acquisition and transfer of $1,000 grant from the Bluegrass Military Affairs Coalition (BMAC) to care for Marine Corps "wounded warriors," through the humanitarian services of the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund (IMSFF), which has been adopted by the Marine Corps Coordinating Council of Kentucky (MCCCK), as its only national Marine Corps related charity not requiring a Kentucky connection.
  • May 2012 - Funding support of Louisville Armed Forces Committee (LAFC) Annual Armed Forces Day Dinner at Louisville, Kentucky, during which local military personnel of all our armed forces are recognized and honored for individual achievements associated with their service.  Complimentary dinners were provided to Marine Corps League, Kentuckiana Detachment; Montford Point Marine Association, Louisville Chapter; and Women Marines Association (Louisville Chapter); as well as sponsorship of Patriot Award for Louisville area "Marine of the Year."
  • May 2012 - Funding support of Bluegrass Military Affairs Coalition (BMAC) Annual Armed Forces Day Event at Lexington, Kentucky, during which local military personnel of all our armed forces are recognized and honored for individual achievements associated with their service. Complimentary dinners are provided to local military personnel and spouses through corporate, civilian and veterans' sponsorships.
  • May 2012 - Funding support of academic scholarship established by Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (MCJROTC), Seneca High School, Louisville, Kentucky, in memory of LCpl Robert A. Lynch, USMC, Seneca High School, MCJROTC alumnus killed in action on July 24, 2007 in Iraq.
  • April 2012 - Funding support of Officer Selection Teams (Lexington)(Cincinnati), MCRSL, sponsored and hosted Colonel "Rich" Higgins Memorial Mess Night, major officer candidate recruiting effort focusing on regional colleges and universities, to include food, beverages, and awards, primarily through individual member participation and generosity of those unable to attend, as well as dedicated award sponsorships.
  •  March 2012 – Provided financial support to a family of a deceased Marine Corps veteran for assistance in satisfying funeral expense responsibilities.
  • March 2012 - Funding support of the Montford Point Marine Association, Chapter #22, Louisville, Kentucky, Covington - Hagan Scholarships, awarded annually to deserving college bound African - American students.
  • February 2012 - Provided financial support to Officer Selection Team, Lexington, Kentucky, to assist an officer candidate with required funds for purchase of required items of clothing and supplies for participation in Officers Candidate School.
  • January 2012 – Provided funding for the construction of a military obstacle course at Jeffersontown High School, Jeffersontown, Kentucky, to be operated by and for the benefit of the Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officers Training program. 
  • January 2012Provided a new Marine Corps uniform shirt and tie for an elderly Marine Corps veteran of World War II wishing to be buried in his vintage uniform upon his passing.
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