Keep the Spirit of 45 Alive

Our past breakfasts hosted over 325 veterans, including wives and collaborators.

2019 Breakfast moved to Pulte Life Center and has the capacity to hold up to 620 veterans.

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The  effort to connect the latest generation to the greatest generation to fight cultural amnesia began in August 2010 with a breakfast for 70 veterans.  Today, our breakfast host over 275 veterans, plus 100+ family members  and collaborators.

On the 2nd Sunday in August, all across America, patriots gather for their community specific events called TAPS ACROSS AMERICA.  Here Americans remember those lost in WWII with a concert, wreath at sea ceremony, fly-over and Ice Cream Social.

After six year of collaborating with various 501c3 organizations, the committee said it was time to form our own 501c3.  So in 2015 , the application was filed and in April 2016,  SWFL Veterans Alliance Inc. became official and will now produce the Greatest Generation Breakfast, Taps Across America, and Operation  Christmas  Spirit .

Our collaborative partner are still with us as we share a common mission.

Our board members, advisory board members, collaborators, sponsors and vendors are dedicated individuals and organization who understand that collaboration is key helping our local veterans.

Thank you for your interest and support.

Lois A. Bolin, Ph.D.

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