Guests: Michael Dorman, Elizabeth O’Brien, Dr. Francis T. Sinclair, Kirsten Foyles, John Galland.


Military Missions In Action (MMIA) Founder and Director Michael Dorman, along with Miss Moore County’s Outstanding Teen, Elizabeth O’Brien, help us celebrate Military Appreciation Month in a multitude of ways.

MMIA is a non-profit organization committed to assisting veterans with disabilities to achieve independent living while also supporting active servicemen and women. Founded in 2008, this North Carolina based organization has provided over $2 million in aid to local veterans with the help of more than 2000 local volunteers. Michael discusses some of the programs of MMIA, Operation Building Hope, Homes for Healing, Operating Warrior Golf,Fill the Footlocker  919 552-1603.


Elizabeth O’Brien’s dedication to MMIA and the Military Child Access Assistance Program (MCAAP), is one of the four crowned features of her reign as Miss Moore County Outstanding Teen.

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BUILDING HOPE is a fundraiser event sponsored by Community Presbyterian Church (CPC).  The community service is presented by CPC Director of Music, Terri Sinclair,  and Director of Children and Youth Music, Kirsten Foyles,, as a community outreach project to support the work of MMIA in our community. Retired US Army Colonel, John Galland, will be inviting all active and retired military families to show their support for MMIA by attending this service.


The service will be presented by the CPC adult, children’s and youth choirs along with a chamber orchestra of local musicians and military personnel.

The service will be held on Sunday, May 18, 4:00 pm at Owens Auditorium on the campus of Sandhills Community College.  The service is free and open to the public, but a time to offer tax deductible donations will be provided.

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