WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Light of Healing Hope Foundation held its second annual Courage and Compassion Award Dinner with the Navy SEAL Foundation to honor Admiral Eric T. Olson, former Commander, U.S. Special Operations Command and the first Navy SEAL ever to be appointed to three-star and four-star flag rank.
The award dinner was graciously hosted by Ambassador Mary M. Ourisman and her husband, Mandell J. Ourisman, at their elegant Washington residence.
The hand made glass sculpture award by artist Joseph A. Corcoran was presented by LHHF President and CEO, Alexandra Villard de Borchgrave, who cited Admiral Olson's "extraordinary courage and compassion and his many years of inspiring leadership, dedication, service, and sacrifice."
Proceeds go to the Navy SEAL Foundation in support of the U.S. Navy SEALs, Naval Special Warfare Combatant-craft Crewmen, Naval Special Warfare support personnel and their families; and allows the Light of Healing Hope Foundation to provide healing and comfort to service members facing traumatic medical conditions and their families.
LHHF's gifts to the veterans include the newly released DVD and CD, Light of Healing Hope: Peaceful Meditations, now available to the public on Amazon – Please click here to order: http://www.amazon.com/shops/LHHF
Or download the audio CD from iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/light-healing-hope-peaceful/id691782673
For more information on the Light of Healing Hope Foundation, please visit: http://www.lightofhealinghope.org
About the Light of Healing Hope Foundation
The Light of Healing Hope Foundation is recognized by the IRS as a public charity organized under Section 501 (c)(3) of the IRS code. LHHF is dedicated to providing gifts of hope to hospitals to comfort patients and their families at a time of adversity. http://www.lightofhealinghope.org or contact
Alexandra Villard de Borchgrave
Light of Healing Hope Foundation
About the Navy SEAL Foundation
The Navy SEAL Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization with one noble purpose; to provide immediate, ongoing and unwavering support and assistance to the Naval Special Warfare community and their families. Our work is focused on five key areas: warrior support and family services, educational opportunities, tragedy assistance, survivor support and legacy preservation. To learn more, visit navySEALfoundation.org or facebook.com/navySEALfoundation.
SOURCE Light of Healing Hope Foundation