The real story behind the “Turkey Pardon”

November 27th, 2013|

The presidential pardon of the Thanksgiving turkey has become an annual event, but the peace pact between the fowl and the White House is a relatively new thing. And in fact, a few presidents actually ate their guests! The first president to unofficially pardon a turkey was Abraham Lincoln, who instructed the White House to [...]

2013 Adopt-A-Vet Essay Winners

November 27th, 2013|

Congratulations to the 2013 Adopt-A-Vet scholarship winners: 1st Place ($5,000) - Savannah Hoekstra, Washington 2nd Place (2,500) - Abigail Dunlap, Alaska 3rd Place ($500) - William Edward Martin, Maryland The winning essays will be posted soon.  Check back for our 2014 scholarship contests.

And the winners are….

November 20th, 2013|

The 2013 Video Scholarship winners are: 1st place - Sylvan Gu, 2nd place - Tarell Flowers, and 3rd place - Benjamin Middendorf. Congratulations and a big thank you to all our entrants. The winning videos will be posted soon.