On Monday, June 10, Folds of Honor E. PA-NJ Chapter joined Budweiser and the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizen’s Park Stadium in support of our military families. A check was presented to Folds of Honor and recipient Nate Flanders was on hand to receive it for us in memory of his father, United States Army National Guard Joseph Flanders. The $10,000 check was presented by Walter Van Eyken and Sarah Razionale to be applied to the Folds of Honor Foundation Higher Education Scholarship fund. E PA-NJ Chapter Members Beth Simmons, Jen Carbone, Matt Kardish and Andy Signor, PGA were also there to support Nate and to thanks Budweiser and the Phillies for their support!
Budweiser and the Philadelphia Phillies are proud to support Folds of Honor, a non-profit charity that provides educational scholarships to the spouses and children of our military service members who have fallen or been disabled in their service.
Every day, brave men and women risk their lives to protect our freedom to dream, work, and enjoy moments like attending a Phillies Baseball Game. Budweiser is honored to continue its 100 plus years of support for U.S. Troops. For every case of Budweiser’s limited-edition Discovery Reserve sold, Budweiser will donate one dollar to Folds of Honor.
Budweiser’s Discovery Reserve is available this summer. For those who have served, this Bud is for you!
Nate’s father, Major Flander,s served our country honorably for over twenty years during deployments to PERSIAN GULF, BOSNIA and OPERATION DESERT STORM. MAJ Flanders was a 1976 graduate of York Country Day School and a 1981 graduate of York College. He received a B.S. in Criminal Justice. He was a member of the Izaak Walton League, a first-degree Black Belt in Karate, a State Park Ranger at Codorus State Park, and a PADI certified diving instructor at several colleges. Maj Flanders did many different jobs while enlisted in the Army National Guard such as recruiting and Simulations Officer. He graduated first in his Officer Candidate Class and was awarded the Army Officers Saber. MAJ Flanders was stationed in Germany, Bosnia and many other places around the world. He enjoyed helping anyone he could and was very passionate about his service to this country. He is survived by his wife and three sons.
Nathan Flanders will be a Senior in college in the Fall of 2019 and has once again been selected to receive a Folds of Honor scholarship for 2019-2020. Nate is very passionate about playing Soccer. He plays for the Varsity Soccer Team for his College. He enjoys the camaraderie that it provides and has really enjoy being a part of the team. Nathan conveys, “The single thing that is most special and unique to me is something my father has led me in from a very young age. His faith in Jesus Christ was always something that shaped him to the core, and he desired to raise me in a similar way. My faith is deeply special to me because I’ve learned to make my faith my own throughout my life. My faith, like my father’s, has shaped me to my core and has given me freedom to live life to the fullest”. Nathan attends Messiah College in Mechanicsburg, Pa. and is a Folds of Honor 2019/2020 Higher Education Scholarship Applicant.