FULTON, Md., Dec. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NewDay USA, a leading provider of VA loans, will once again be a five-star sponsor of this year's Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman being held December 28, 2015, at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Maryland. This year's game features the 21st-ranked Navy Midshipmen (10-2) versus the Pittsburgh Panthers (8-4).
NewDay USA is the sponsor of the Medal of Honor Reception held prior to the game. The NewDay USA Foundation supports Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation programs for character and leadership development and responsible citizenship in middle and high school curriculums throughout the country. The NewDay USA Foundation also provides scholarship assistance for the children of veterans with significant service-related disabilities to select military high schools.
During halftime, Rear Admiral Tom Lynch, USN (Ret.), executive chairman of the NewDay USA Board of Advisors and co-chair of the NewDay USA Foundation, and Rob Posner, CEO of NewDay USA, will present a $25,000 NewDay USA Foundation academic scholarship to an eighth-grade student at Fishburne Military School in Waynesboro, VA. The boy's uncle—and legal guardian--was injured while serving in Iraq in 2007.
"Fishburne is honored and enthused that the NewDay USA Foundation is recognizing the families of those who served and sacrificed so much," said Gary Morrison, Superintendent of Fishburne Military School. "For 136 years, Fishburne Military School has been one of the finest military high schools in the United States. The family of this cadet has sacrificed so much for the good of us all and continues to sacrifice for those around them. It is a true joy and a reminder that there is goodness in this world. This NewDay USA Foundation scholarship provides the opportunity for this young cadet to continue his studies throughout his academic career at Fishburne."
"The NewDay Foundation scholarship program provides an amazing opportunity for children whose parents or guardians have made great sacrifices for our country. This scholarship will provide an education that may not have otherwise been available to this student," said Admiral Lynch
About NewDay USA
NewDay USA is a nationwide VA mortgage lender focused on helping active military personnel, veterans and their families achieve their financial and housing goals. The company employs best practices in mortgage lending and career growth for mortgage professionals. Consistent with its mission, NewDay is a philanthropic partner of numerous organizations focused on assisting military veterans and their families in need. Community service and volunteerism also play a significant role among the NewDay USA workforce. NewDay USA is a registered trade name of New Day Financial, LLC, which is a key holding of Chrysalis Holdings, LLC, a premier private investment company focused on the financial services industry. For more information about NewDay USA, visit www.newdayusa.com.
About the NewDay USA Foundation
Helping America's veterans is at the core of what the Foundation does, and "Giving Back" is a NewDay USA core value. The Foundation's corporate giving focuses on supporting the veteran and active duty communities. These include the USO, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund's Education Center, the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation and the Military Bowl. Through the foundation, NewDay's employees volunteer several hundred hours of their own time each year to support Boulder Crest Retreat, Wreaths Across America, The Baltimore Station, memorials on the National Mall, and other activities.
About the Military BowlTM presented by Northrop Grumman
The Military BowlTM presented by Northrop Grumman kicks off for the eighth time on Dec. 28 at 2:30 p.m. ET at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, featuring a matchup between Navy and Pitt. Organized by the DC Bowl Committee, the Military Bowl serves as a premier regional event benefiting the USO and other organizations supporting members of the Armed Forces and their families. Since its inception in 2008, the Bowl has donated more than $500,000 to the USO and provided more than 25,000 complimentary tickets for troops and their families. For more information, please visit militarybowl.org.
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