Welcome to Our Community Salutes of Northeast Ohio
Please join in thanking and honoring outstanding young Americans from our local communities who are volunteering to Enlist and serve in uniform in the Armed Forces of our Nation.
Our Community Salutes of Northeast Ohio was formed in 2010 as a Federally Registered non-profit organization created to recognize and honor graduating high school seniors (and their parents) from Northeast Ohio who are enlisting in the Armed Services after graduation. Local citizens, business and community leaders, and Veterans’ organizations donate their time and money to support an annual Recognition Ceremony and Reception. This school year, the 3rd annual Recognition Ceremony, will be held on May 7, 2013 at the Cleveland State University Student Center in Cleveland.
In 2012, about 400 graduating seniors from within about a 1-hour driving distance from Cleveland, living in Ohio’s eight northeast counties, from over 90 cities and attending over 125 public, charter and private high schools volunteered to enlist after graduation. Each of these future Servicemen and women, their parents or guardians, their high school counselor, and many mayors along with other citizens, Veterans and public leaders were invited to attend the Recognition Ceremony and Reception.
This year’s event, on May 7, 2013, at the Cleveland State University Student Center, 2121 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, will follow a similar model to honor the Class of 2013. Enlisting seniors, their parents/guardians, counselors, mayors, city leaders and citizens, please save this date to honor these outstanding men and women from within our communities.
Recognizing prior years’ public requests to attend and to pay tribute to these patriotic young Americans and their families, this year we will again open limited public “first come” seats to the Recognition Ceremony which will be from 6:15 to 7:45 p.m. Doors will open at 5:45 p.m. to support seating.
The College Fair and Service Support Program (4:30 to 6 p.m.) and post ceremony reception (7:45-9 p.m.) will be open only to enlisting seniors, their parents/guardians, high school counselor, mayor, and by-name invited guests.
If you have questions, comments, or suggestion, or if you want to help, please submit them via the contact page.
Sponsorship or Donations
If you want to be a sponsor or care to donate, you may click the “Contribute” tab above to get sponsorship information or to donate.
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