Veterans Advantage, PBC and Northrop Grumman Corporation, announced they will host the Heroes Meet Heroes event for military veterans and U.S. Olympians and world athletes, and their families, during Veterans Week NYC 2019.
The event will take place on Sunday, November 10, from 1 pm to 4 pm, at the historic New York Athletic Club in New York City.
Guests will enjoy a complimentary catered lunch buffet, and get autographs and photos with US Olympic Team and world athletes and meet fellow military, veterans, family members, and supporters. TV Broadcasts of NFL football games will also be provided on big screens.
Attendees can enter a raffle to win prizes, including travel giveaways from Wyndham Hotels and Resorts and Avis and Budget car rental, Dell computers, gifts from 1800Flowers, and free VetRewards subscriptions from Veterans Advantage.
"Thanks again to Northrop Grumman, a long-time military-friendly employer, as well as our Olympians who are training for the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo," said Scott Higgins, a Vietnam War Veteran and Co-founder and Co-CEO of Veterans Advantage, PBC. “This is truly an event to thank our nation's heroes.”
Two-time Olympic Gold medalist swimmer and Veterans Advantage Advisory Board member Donna DeVarona will be attending the event, joined by Medal of Honor recipient Paul Bucha, also a board member. Cedric Jones, Executive Director of the NYAC, is the guest of honor.
"Northrop Grumman is thrilled to be part of the Veterans Week NYC team for a second time, on the grand stage of New York City," said Sandra Evers-Manly, Northrop Grumman Vice President of Global Corporate Responsibility and President of the Northrop Grumman Foundation. "We employ thousands of Veterans at Northrop Grumman and deeply appreciate their service to our country," she added.
For the eighth consecutive year, Veterans Advantage is a presenting sponsor of Veterans Week NYC 2019. In addition to Northrop Grumman, Veterans Week sponsors this year include IMAX, Avis, Budget, 7-Eleven, Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, Dell, 1800Flowers and Harry & David.
Heroes Meet Heroes is a premier event that Veterans Advantage will be sponsoring this Veterans Week in New York City. For more information on events to honor military, veterans, and their families this Veterans Day, visit www.VeteransWeekNYC.org.
Subscribers to VetRewards can also redeem Veterans Day discounts and other special offers from leading retailers and travel providers at www.veteransadvantage.com
About Veterans Advantage, PBC
Veterans Advantage, PBC, a registered public benefit corporation, is a military marketing, media, and technology company with a socially-responsible mission of delivering greater respect, recognition and rewards to those who serve our country. Co-founded by Scott Higgins, a Vietnam War Veteran, and Lin Higgins, the proud daughter of a U.S. Marine, Veterans Advantage provides a platform for corporations to create and publish exclusive military offers for their customers who are active duty, veterans, and their families enrolled in Veterans Advantage. The Veterans Advantage team is passionate about advocating for new, exclusive military benefits for its members and subscribers to VetRewards, its premium benefit plan. It works with its partner coalition of travel industry leaders, top retailers, and major service providers to create A Real Thank You™ with new military discounts for the men and women who have given so much to protect our freedoms.