Captain Paulson (1990 photo) is a Veteran of the US Army for 10 years.  He enlisted and graduated from Officers School at Ft. Benning, GA, then served overseas as a rifle Platoon Leader in the 2/4th Infantry. On the GI bill, he attended Florida, and was Commander of HQ Company, 3396th, in Gainesville, FL. He is director of the Orlando Marathon and also JAG of American Legion, Post 112.   

Max Kidwell​ is a Korean War veteran and director.  He was stationed in Guam during the Korean cease fire. He is a retired school teacher, member of St. Luke's UMC in Windermere, Florida and volunteers to help others by painting and performing carpentry work on their homes.

Call 855 600-VETS (8387) 

Directors Visit With Two Disabled Marines At The VA Community Center In Medical City, Florida.

Rebecca Noland is our office manager.  Her grandfather served in the US Navy during the Korean War. 


Advisory Members:


Mrs. Mary Heinemann was married to a 22 year Air Force Veteran and will talk to any homesick or lonely Veterans who would benefit from a friendly, encouraging word from a "Grandma".   She lives in Tuscaloosa, AL.  Please call her directly at 205 391-3430


Chaplain Roger is an army brat who's dad was in WWII.  He is an ordained and licensed minister who will help regardless of your faith, 24/7 veterans only please.  763  535-7123


Beverly Burgess is our Grant Writer.

Navy Veteran Ron Smith, was disabled during his first year of service. He joined the Navy Reserve right before high school graduation and went to boot camp a week afterwards. Training, up 20 hours a day, pushed him, and collapsed his right lung. The Doctors fixed his lung problem and he graduated from Basic Training.  On a reserve meeting out on the Chesapeake Bay, on a destroyer escort, his other lung collapsed and he was gave an honorable discharge with 20% disability.  Ron helps put on the Orlando Marathon and lives with his wife in Orlando, Florida. 

Board Member Ron Smith helps feed disabled veterans at VA retirement centers.

Meet our Directors:

President Sherwood "Woody" Shoff served for 6-1/2 years as an Avionics Instrument Systems Technician/Instructor in the Air Force during the Vietnam era. Following military service he was employed as a technical Instructor by Industrial Solid State Controls, Inc. and as a quality assurance engineer by Bendix Flight Systems Division of Allied Signal Aerospace. He earned an M.B.A. in Production and Operations Management from the University of Scranton. Woody is married, has two sons, and is a member of St. Luke's United Methodist Church in Windermere, FL, where he teaches Sunday School. 

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