WarDogs Baseball Honors Veterans; how logging supports the environment

Support our military, give back to our veterans and honor our fallen

As summer descends on our country, so do the stories of countless veterans who fought and served our country. While the sacrifices these courageous individuals have made are well documented, the challenges their families face often go unnoticed. The US Military WarDogs Baseball, a Forever Never Forgotten program, is a beacon of hope for veterans and their families, providing crucial support and fostering a sense of community in a world that often forgets their sacrifice.

The U.S. Military WarDogs Baseball Team is a program of the nonprofit organization Forever Never Forgotten that uses sports to honor and support veterans and their families. Through various initiatives, the organization provides financial assistance, educational programs and community outreach activities to help veterans seamlessly reintegrate into civilian life. They also create opportunities for veterans to connect and build meaningful relationships.

One of the most impactful aspects of the U.S. Military WarDogs Baseball program is its focus on honoring the families of fallen veterans. It provides a platform for veterans and their loved ones to unite, share stories and find comfort in each other’s presence. In addition to the emotional impact, the U.S. Military WarDogs Baseball program also seeks tangible solutions to the challenges veterans and their families face by providing a platform for educational opportunities, workforce development programs and support from local organizations.

The organization enables veterans to acquire new skills and pursue meaningful work. They also work to break down social barriers through youth outreach programs and community engagement initiatives.

The impact of the U.S. military WarDogs Baseball program extends far beyond tangible services. Through the unwavering dedication of its employees and volunteers, the organization promotes a sense of unity and belonging among veterans from diverse backgrounds. This shared experience creates a safe space for veterans to connect, share stories and build a sense of hope for the future.

As we reflect on the sacrifices of our veterans, we must honor their memory by supporting organizations like the US Military WarDogs Baseball. By donating, volunteering, and spreading the word about their mission, we can make a tangible difference in the lives of countless veterans and their families.

The scars of war may never completely disappear, but the spirit of these heroes should serve as an inspiration to us all. The U.S. Military WarDogs Baseball program is a testament to the indomitable spirit of our veterans and the continued commitment of individuals and organizations to support those who have served our country.

Please join us in honoring our heroes and their sacrifices. Donate, volunteer your time and spread the word about the US Military WarDogs Baseball mission. Together we can make a real difference in the lives of veterans and their families Saturday, July 13 at Vivion Field. There will be a special ceremony at 6:00 PM before the 7:00 PM game against the Jefferson City Renegades for an exciting baseball game here in Jefferson City. Support your brave service members and veterans on a mission to honor our brothers and sisters in arms and their sacrifices. Admission for active duty military and all veterans is only $1.

For more information, contact the Jefferson City Renegades at [email protected]

Submitted by Jefferson City Renegades

The logging and timber industry strives for zero waste

This election year we often hear the phrase “stump speech.” But this April, as we celebrate Earth Month and Tree Day, “stump” takes on a different meaning. For the thousands of Missourians in the logging and lumber industry, their “stump talk” is how they responsibly harvest the trees that are turned into wood products.

Missouri is known as the “show me” state – and the 42,000 residents of our state’s multibillion-dollar industry are willing to do just that.

Not only do trees store carbon, but the wood products made from those trees also store carbon for decades. And Missouri’s well-managed tree growth outpaces harvest by 2.5 times.

These managed forests remove trees that are mature, dying or overcrowded, opening the canopy so sunlight can reach the forest floor – allowing young trees to grow and wildlife to flourish.

Missouri’s logging and timber industry is committed to zero waste. From log cabins to pallets, oak barrels, charcoal, furniture and floors, the harvested tree is fully utilized.

And now, armed with the facts, Missourians can rest assured that they can truly see the forest for the trees.

Brian Brookshire, Executive Director, Missouri Forest Products Association