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Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation

Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation Provides $2.4 Million Grant to Support The University of Baltimore Veteran and Active Military Students

The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation Increases Support for The University of Baltimore with a $2.4 Million Grant to Aid Programs Focused on Veteran and Active Military Student Populations September 15, 2021 Contact: Office of Advancement and External Relations Phone: 410.837.5739 With a multiyear, $2.4 million grant from The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation, Bob Parsons, B.S. ’75, D.H.L. ’08,… Read more
Flag at half staff alert

Flag At Half-Staff Alert: Patriot Day – Saturday, September 11th

Follow VOB On… In accordance with Public Law 107-89, the president of the United States is requested to issue a proclamation (per the requirements of Flag Code section 7(m)) for the flag to be displayed at half-staff for the entire day (sunrise to sunset) on Patriot Day, Saturday, Sept. 11.  Additionally, title 36 U.S. Code § 144, calls for citizens… Read more

Share Your Military/Veterans Discount With 100s 0f 1,000s of Members and Supporters

Does Your Business Offer Military/Veterans Discounts? We are working on our 13th Annual Veterans Day Discounts and Freebies list. We are calling on members and supporters who have a special offer for Veterans Day (or year-round) to send VOB your special offer (discount, coupon, freebie, special, etc.).  Our Veterans Day Discounts and Freebies list/post is typically shared and seen by… Read more
Central Kitsap Fire & Rescue Current Bid Opportunities

Attention SDVOSBs/VOBs: Central Kitsap Fire & Rescue Current Bid Opportunities

Current Bid Opportunities with Central Kitsap Fire & Rescue Request for Qualifications Building Envelope Consulting Service Bid No. 2021-BUILDENVCONSBONDRFQ-50-001 Request for Qualifications Hazardous Materials Consulting Service Bid No. 2021-HAZMATCONSBONDRFQ-50-001 Request for Qualifications Commissioning Consulting Service Bid No. 2021-CXCONSBONDRFQ-50-001 Request for Qualifications Materials Testing & Inspection Consulting Service Bid No. 2021-MATTESTCONSBONDRFQ-50-001 (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The above information is brought… Read more
Patriot Day (9/11 Remembrance Day)

20th Anniversary of 9/11 – Patriot Day 9/11/2021: A Day of Remembrance

In the United States, Patriot Day occurs on September 11th of each year, designated in memory of the 2,977 killed in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Initially, the day was called the Prayer and Remembrance for the Victims of the Terrorist Attacks on September 11, 2001. U.S. House of Representatives Joint Resolution 71 was approved by a vote of… Read more
Veteran Owned Business Proud Supporter

Veteran Owned Business Website Numbers | August 2021

VeteranOwnedBusiness.com August 2021 website numbers are in: 273,370 unique visitors (Nearly 2,500,000 so far in 2021) 5,800,000+ page views (Over 53,000,000 so far in 2021) 16,270 unique visitors on busiest day 8,818 average unique visitors per day (*would be much higher if you add in all domains associated with VOB) And as always… thank you so much for your support… Read more