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[12 Apr 2013 | 2 Comments | 3,483 views]
Helping veterans through vodka sales?

Better Brands Beverage Co. – a company dedicated to donating part of the proceeds from the sales of Salute American vodka to charities that assist U.S. military veterans – expanded its market into Arkansas at the end of March.
In fact, Arkansas was the third market into which Better Brands has expanded since the company launched in January – the Chicago-based company launched first in Missouri and Illinois. Better Beverage Founder and Chief Executive Officer Pete Kelly said the company has plans to expand nationwide but started in “middle America” where …

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[17 Dec 2010 | One Comment | 1,284 views]
Visit Santa, help veterans

First Arkansas News readers in the area who want to put a smile on their kids’ faces and help out our military veterans ought to consider heading to the Crooked Hook Catfish Restaurant at 1802 S Highway 161 in Jacksonville between 4 p.m. and about 7 p.m. today and tomorrow (Dec. 17-18 — if you’re reading this post after those dates, you’ve missed out on the fun — subscribe to our RSS feed or opt for convenient email delivery to avoid such a tragedy in the future).
Why? What goes on? …

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[19 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 3,899 views]
Sheepdogs put their military training to work

Some people retire from the military and realize they miss it.
Not only do the miss the camaraderie and the discipline, they miss the chance to help other people.
They return to civilian life fully trained, and no longer have the opportunity to use that training. Lance Nutt, the CEO of Sheep Dog Impact Assistance can help.
Sheep Dog is a brand new nonprofit, soon to be headquartered in Rogers at the Center for Nonprofits at St. Mary’s. It came about as Nutt, his father and a police officer friend were returning from …