Make holidays brighter for overseas, wounded warriorsShow the troops you support their efforts to protect America’s freedom this holiday season.
Show the troops you support their efforts to protect America’s freedom this holiday season.
If you would like to sign a holiday card that will be sent to a military member or wounded warrior, you are invited to drop by any National Bank of Commerce branch through Dec. 3. Free holiday cards are provided by NBC as a way to honor America’s military members who may be in a hospital or serving abroad this holiday season. The project is part of the American Red Cross annual “Holiday Mail for Heroes” program.
According to Valerie Blanchenay, vice president of marketing director at NBC, the bank would like to contribute 4,000 signed greetings before the program ends early in December.
National Bank of Commerce in the area’s largest, locally-owned bank with branches in Duluth and Hermantown Minn., and in Poplar, Solon Springs and two banks in Superior in Wisconsin.
For more information, call Blanchenay at 715-394-8921.
“Holiday Mail for Heroes has been a very successful partnership between the American Red Cross, Pitney Bowes, and organizations like NBC,” said Judy Hanne Gonzalez, executive director at the Northland Chapter of the American Red Cross. “Our military members and wounded need to know that we care about them when they are far from home during the holidays, and we’re excited about NBC’s participation.
Gonzalez said several other local groups are participating in the Holiday Mail for Heroes project, including the Air National Guard, 148th Fighter Wing and the University of Minnesota-Duluth.
More information about the Holiday Mail for Heroes promotion is available at 218-722-0071. Guidelines for the promotion are also available at www.redcross.org/support/get-involved/holiday-mail-for-heroes.