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The Crossroads of Special Operations

Friday, April 16, 2021

3rd annual Swim with a Mission raises over $1 million | The Laconia Daily Sun

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This year’s events featured 30 Navy SEALs, active and retired, most who serve or served with SEAL Team 6. The SEALs were led by retired Command Master Chief Rick Kaiser and Vice Admiral Bob Harward.  The swim saw 264 total swimmers.

Events included a paint shoot, as well as Whiskey and Whiskers, a showcase of SEALs’ canines and their handlers skills. Swim With a Mission at Wellington State park saw 264 swimmers swim across Newfound Lake, and raised over $100,000.

Money raised will go toward purchasing 17 elite support dogs for Veterans, starting a new equine therapy program in the Lakes Region, support for Veterans struggling with PTS and TMI, providing vouchers for fresh fruits and vegetables for New Hampshire Veterans, scholarships for children of Veterans who died in service, helping Veterans find jobs, supporting Veterans who seek to create art to help with PTS or as a new profession, and more.

 

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Source: https://www.laconiadailysun.com/community/outdoors/rd-annual-swim-with-a-mission-raises-over-million/article_266760fa-c507-11e9-9d10-c7b2643df3da.html

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