ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 6, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The PenFed Foundation's signature fundraising event—its 12th annual Night of Heroes Gala, will honor the nation's defenders and those who support them.
WHAT: This black-tie event draws military, government and industry leaders from the Greater Washington, D.C. metro area. Honorees will be recognized for their service and sacrifice at home, in the community, and for the nation. All proceeds from the event will go toward supporting the PenFed Foundation's efforts to assist service members and veterans with securing a future of strength and stability.
WHO: Catherine Herridge, Chief Intelligence Correspondent for Fox News, will emcee the gala. Notable attendees include:
- United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs, the Honorable Robert McDonald
- Secretary of the Air Force, the Honorable Deborah Lee James
- Medal of Honor recipient retired Army Captain, Florent Groberg, Military Hero Award honoree
- Julie Keys, Hero at Home Award honoree and her son, retired Army Staff Sergeant, Adam Keys
- Vice Chairman of the First Data Board of Directors, Joe Plumeri, Community Hero Award honoree
WHEN: Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 6 p.m.
WHERE: Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, Washington, D.C.
About the PenFed Foundation
Founded in 2001, the PenFed Foundation is a national nonprofit organization committed to helping members of our military community secure their financial future. It provides service members, veterans, their families and support networks with the skills and resources they need to improve their lives through programs on financial education, credit-building, home ownership, and short-term assistance. Affiliated with PenFed Credit Union, the foundation has the resources to effectively reach military communities across the nation, build strong partnerships, and engage a dedicated corps of volunteers in its mission. The credit union funds the foundation's personnel and operational costs, demonstrating its strong commitment to the programs the foundation provides. To learn more, visit: www.penfedfoundation.org.
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SOURCE PenFed Foundation