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Veterans Count Nashua Salute Our Soldiers Event Raises Nearly $1m

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Nashua, NH – Veterans Count Nashua, a program of Easter Seals, is proud to announce that during the 3rd Annual Salute Our Soldiers event, they raised a three-year grand total of nearly $1,000,000 to provide support to service members, veterans and their families. More than 560 individuals assembled at the Radisson Nashua on Sunday, November 9, 2014 to join in the effort to reach this milestone. As the premier fundraising event for the Nashua area, the Salute Our Soldiers event included prominent business leaders, political representatives and respected national personalities among our esteemed guests.

With veterans and their service at the core of the Veterans Count Nashua organization, Easter Seals presented the following awards during the reception: The 2014 Founder’s Award to General Ed Franklin, Care Coordinator of the Year 2014 to Glenn Kazan, and the 2014 Van Loan Leadership Award to Sy Mahfuz and Tom Tessier. Colonel David Sutherland, co-founder and Chairman of Easter Seals Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services and the Chief Strategy Officer, Easter Seals Military and Veterans Services, delivered a powerful and passionate keynote address that left an unparalleled impression on the packed ballroom of guests. Straight from Las Vegas, Mr. Tony Pace provided an unforgettable ending to the evening. To view photos from the event, visit

In addition to donations provided during the event’s Fund-A-Need, the following sponsors played key roles in launching the Veterans Count Nashua event toward their unprecedented goal. This year’s 2014 Salute Our Soldiers $20,000+ Sponsors include:

  • Service Credit Union
  • McClellan Automation Systems
  • Offices Established by: HR Weisman, TN Tessier, LK Lambert & KJ Halloran
  • BAE Systems, Inc.

This year’s 2014 Salute Our Soldiers $15,000+ Sponsors include:

  • diggins & ROSE Moving Systems
  • The Motta Family Network
  • Sparton Technology Corp.
  • Etchstone Properties, Inc.
  • Merrimack Mortgage Company, Inc.

This year’s 2014 Salute Our Soldiers $10,000+ Sponsors include:

  • The Telegraph
  • Porsche-Audi of Nashua
  • MESH Interactive Agency

We are ALMOST there but we need YOUR help NOW! To help Veterans Count Nashua reach their goal of $1,000,000 to raise awareness and funding for service members, veterans and their families of all eras, please visit us online at or mail your donation to Veterans Count Nashua Board Member Tom Tessier, PO Box 208, Nashua, NH 03061.

We counted on them. Now they count on us.

About Veterans Count Nashua
The mission of Veterans Count Nashua, a program of Easter Seals, is to provide critical and timely financial assistance and services when no other resource is available to veterans, service members and their families, to ensure their dignity, health and overall well-being. This highly successful chapter launched a new era of enthusiasm for awareness and fundraising by organizing a number of patriotic and highly-attended events which reinvigorated efforts across the state on behalf of veterans, service members and their families. This chapter stands by their mantra of “failure is not an option.” Please visit us online at and follow us on Facebook


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