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 Past Events

2017

May, 2017

 

 The Callen Foundation Mentioned In Mansfiled News Journal Article (At Bottom Of Article)

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April, 2017

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The Callen Foundation, and Founder, Chris D. Callen, accepts the 2016 Ohio National Guard's Adjutant General's annaul award from Major General Bartman, and other commanding Generals and Command Sergeant Majors, of The Ohio National Guard at their annual awards banquet held at The Ohio State University.The Foundation thanks the Ohio National Guard for selecting The Callen Foundation for this prestigious annual award. The Callen Foundation provides a unique funding source for immedate emergency funding for thier Ohio troops. 

  

  2016

 

October - 2016

 The Callen Foundation - 2016 Selected For The Ohio Insurance Agents Assocation - Community Service Award.  This Association Is The Ohio Chapter Of The National Indpendent Insurance Agents Association.  Captain Douglas Franz, The Ohio National Guard Family Assistance Director, (Pictured Below With Chris Callen) Was Invited To Introduce Chris Callen & The Callen Foundation To The Audience.  

Ohio InsAgents Notification Of Award Letter - 7-20-16

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2015

April - 2015

Major General Bartman - Adjutant General Of The Entire Ohio National Guard, With Major General Harris, Commander Of The Army Ohio National Guard  presented Lynn and I, on behalf of The Callen Foundation, their annual Adjutant General award at the Embassy Suites in Dublin.  Lynn and I would like to thank all of you that have made donations or have helped support the Foundation in the past. Without your support we could not be helping as many military families that we do. Please remember us for as a recipient for your next organizations charity fundraising event.

2015 Adj Gen Award - 3 Pics - One Pate

 

2014

Dec - 2014

Team DDS Donates Major Funding To The Callen Foundation. A BIG Thank You To Doug & Dee & Employees Of Team DDS, The Leading Ohio Designer & Builder Of Dental Offices.  Thanks To Their Tremendous Generousity Ohio Military Families Will Sleep Easier. Also A BIG Thanks To Syreeta Long, The Representative From The Ohio National Guard For Attending Our Acceptance Ceremony

Team DDS - Ck Acceptance Pic - 12-14

 

Dec - 2014

Team DDS Sponsors The Callen Foundation For Christmas !

Xmas Card - 2014

July 4, 2014

The Callen Foundation was asked by the General Manager of the Columbus Clippers, Mr. Ken Schnacke, to promote the first Military Baseball Card Night at clippers stadium on the 4th Of July.  Our nominiation of our Board member, Jerry Jodrey, as a card selection member was accespted and Jerry was prominently featured both on the field and with his picture on the scoreboard.

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June 12, 2014

The Callen Foundation was featured in a WCMH Channel 4 TV News Spot On The Evening News For 3 Days This Week.  We Wish To Thank News Reporter Mindy Drayer For Her Tremendous Support Of Ohio Military Families & Veterans By Giving Us The Opportunity To Expose Our Foundation & What We Do For Ohio Military Familes.

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Here Is The Link To The News Clip Video 


WCMH Ch4 - Mindy Drayer Interview With Chris Callen


You Tube Version

WCMH Ch4 - Mindy Dryer Inteview W/ Chris Callen - You Tube


June 14, 2014

The Callen Foundation was named this year's recepient of the NewSong Church Family Movie Drive In Night - Nightly Proceeds.  The movie - The LIght Of Freedom - was produced by a Central Ohio director and documents the Ohio link to the Underground Railroad during the Civl War. We thank Pastor Rick Vilardo and Marketing Director  Mark Hamoon, for all of their support and help with making this a great event to raise funds for our Ohio military families !

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This Week - New Song Church Announcment - 7-14

May 14th. 2014

Article - Cols Dispatch - 5-13-14 - TCF Foundation Helps COPY ARTICLE - pg 1

Article - Cols Dispatch - 5-13-14 - TCF Foundation Helps COPY ARTICLE

The Callen Foundation - The Columbus Dispatch Newspaper  

April 3rd. 2014

 The Callen Foundation - Nominiated In The Top 20 For The Recepient Of The Nationwide Insurance & Columbus Dispatch & WBNS Channel 10TV 2014 Jefferson Award.  A Luncheon Will Be Held At The Wolfe Family's Exclusive Retreat, The Wig Wam, Where This Years Recpeinet Will Be Named. 

Dispatch Article - 5-30-14 - CDC Nomination

Jefferson Award - Notification Letter

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2013

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2013 - The Callen Foundation - Recepient Of The Ohio AMVETS Ladies Auxillary Statewide Fundraising Event - A BIG Thank You To The Ladies Who Donated Significant Funds to Help Ohio Military Families In Need

December 16th, 2013

A Big Thank You To All Of Those That Made Christmas Extra Special This Year For Two Ohio Military Families ! 

PRESS RELEASE - Westerville News - 12-16-13. VER 2

February 16th, 2013

 

Chris Callen,  Interview With National Talk Show Host - Dan Smith

 

Don Smith Show - CDC Interview - 2-16-13

 

 

 December 1st, 2012

 TCFBoard Member - Jerry Jodrey - WCMH TV 4 - Mindy Dryer Interview - Founding Of Fallen Heroes Memorial - Sunbury, OH

            TV 4 - Mindy Dryer Interview With Board Member - Jerry Jodrey

  

October 10th, 2012

 TCF Receives Annual Ohio National Guard

COVENENT AWARD For Supporting Ohio Military Families  

Sunbury News  - Cover Story - TCF  ONG Covenant Award - 10-12

Captain Doug Franz Presents The Covenent Award To The Callen Foundation Founder, Chris D. Callen 

 

July, 2012

  Dr. Julia Keiser &  Worthington Optimal Wellness Donates $50 Per New Patient For Month Of July !

Dr. Keiser Ck Receipt With Sean Ireland - Chris Callen

 Dr. Julia Keiser & Shawn Ireland Presenting Check To Chris Callen, The Callen Foundation

Dr. Julia Keiser & Her Staff Kindly Donated $50.00 To The Callen Foundation For Every New Paitient Aquired During The Month Of July.  In Addition They Offered A 10% Discount For Anyone With A Military ID That Became A New Patient.  If You Were Ever In Need Of Chiropractic Care Now Is The Time To Try A Vist To See Dr. Julia Keiser & Her Fine Staff

DR. Keiser - Marketing Flyer - July In Office Promotion

BACK OUR TROOPS DAY - July 8th, 2012  

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 A Big Thank You To All Supporters Of Our 1st Annual Fundraising Event.  It Was A Great Success.  Join Us Next Year For Our 2nd Annual City-Wide Drive By Donation Day!  Sponsored By Worthington Optimal Wellness, 6180 Linworth Rd, Worthington - Corner Of Linworth & 161 & The Shawn Ireland Show On Radio 610 WTVN & Fox 28 Good Day Columbus With Shwan Ireland & Lisa Colbert  & Rooster's Restaurants

 

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This Week - Wortington News - 7-11-12
 
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1st Annual Back Our Troops Campaign -  Our first Central Ohio major event will be happening Sunday, July 8th from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM in the parking lot of Worthington Optimal Wellness, 6180 Linworth Road in Worthington, Ohio. It is called our Back Our Troops Campaign.  Dr. Keiser will graciously donate $50.00 to the Foundation for every new patient seen in the month of July.  Also she will provide a 10% discount for the month to any person with a military identification card. 

Shawn Ireland of the The Shawn Ireland Show On Radio 610 / WTVN,  has worked very hard to help us make this event special.  Shawn has arranged for our TV personalities from Good Day Columbus on Fox 28 to cover our event. Shawn will be broadcasting call in reports throughout the day.on Radio 610 / WTVN.  

On Sunday, July 8th between 1:00 PM & 6:00 PM we will have a drive-through donation collection center set up, manned by both current and ex-military people to accept drive by donations.  A VFW Honor Guard opening ceremony will include Posting Of The ColorsCeremony will kick our our event.

What We Will Be Offering The Public: 

1)  A Drive-By Donation Station To donate money that will go to benefit Central Ohio military families families who are struggling with short-term financial hardships.  We work closely with the
Ohio National Guard Family Assistance Planning Center to be sure all funds are spent wisely and for real needs.
 
2)  A  Free Pine Tree Starter Tree with planting instructions will be given to the first 500 who donates that day (limit 1 per car),  You will be able to go home and plant your tree in remembrance of a  soldier or family member so that years from now you will remember the day you helped out a struggling military family. 
 
3) A Free Flag Lapel Pin will be given to the first 1000 people through the donation drive-by line (Limit 1 Per Car)
 
 
4) Huntington Park - Home Of The Clippers, will provide a limited amount of Free Baseball Game Tickets to see the Clippers.
 
5)  Rooster's Restaurants will be providing  Free Food for a limited time during the event  
 
6)  VFW Post 8736- Sunbury will provide a manned Flag Retirement Collection Station for anyone having an old American Or Ohio flag, that they haven't been able to dispose of because they cant throw them away or burn them, will be able to drop off for proper disposal by the Honor Guard at their annual Flag Retirement Ceremony held each October.

 7)  Sunbury VFW Post 8637 Woman's Auxiliary - will host a Bake Sale of home made baked goods throughout the day. Come quick because these delicious treats usually sell out fast ! 
 

8)  For more information on our event please visit Shawn Ireland's Website where she will be keeping updated postings of all the surroundings of our event.  Visit her site at:. : www.ShawnIrelandShow.com.

We have attracted corporate sponsors of our event to include:

     Shawn Ireland - Of The Shawn Ireland Show On Radio 610 / WTVN

                                 & Good Day Columbus On Fox 28

     Huntington Park - Home Of The Clippers -  Free Tickets To Every 4th Car

     Radio 610 / WTVN  - Will Announce Call In Updates Throughout The Event

     Rooster's Restaurants - Has Offered To Donate Food For The Event

     VFW Post 8736 - Sunbury, OH - Honor Guard & Bake Sale

     Ohio National Guard - Family Assistance Program - Volunteer Support  & Funds Recipient

     Dr. Keiser In House Promotion:

             Dr. Keiser - Half Page In Hosue Flyer

 
                http://www.worthingtonchiropractic.com

 Shawn Ireland Website - Promoting Event

 

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Shawn Ireland Home Page With Logo

May 28, 2012

Memorial Day Booth - Sunbury Ohio

     Chris & Lynn Callen, With The Help Of Gary Tucker Set Up A Booth At The
      Sunbury Ohio Memorial Day Flea Market, An Very Popular Annual Community
      Event.  Several Hundred Informational Flyer's Were Handed Out To Many
      Individuals That May Be Interested In Helping The Foundation Succeed.
 

June, 2012

Sunbury VFW Post 8736 Donates Funds To TCF

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IRS Statement: The Callen Foundation Is A Recognized 501 (c) (3) , Not-For-Profit, Organization Organized In The State Of Ohio Under Certificate Number: 2066256. Federal ID: 45-3912882. Donations To The Callen Foundation May Be Tax Deductible. Please Check With Your Tax Advisor To See If This Applies To You. The IRS advises that it is up to the contributor to estimate the fair market value of his/her donation

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Major General Bartman - Adjutant General Of The Entire Ohio National Guard, With Major General Harris, Commander Of The Army Ohio National Guard presented Lynn and I, on behalf of The Callen Foundation, their annual Adjutant General award at the Embassy Suites in Dublin. Lynn and I would like to thank all of you that have made donations or have helped support the Foundation in the past. Without your support, we could not be helping as many military families that we do. Please remember us for as a recipient for your next organization's charity fundraising event.

 

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Quite an honor. Who would ever thought a US Army Specialist 4 would be on the same platform with three generals (including two, two star Major Generals).  This award also belongs to our Board without them we would not have gotten this far.


 

The Callen Foundation was featured in a WCMH Channel 4 TV News Spot On The Evening News For 3 Days This Week.  We Wish To Thank News Reporter Mindy Drayer For Her Tremendous Support Of Ohio Military Families & Veterans By Giving Us The Opportunity To Expose Our Foundation & What We Do For Ohio Military Families.

 

Here Is The Link To The News Clip Video 

Interview With Chris Callen & FOX TV News.

 

 

WCMH Ch4 - Mindy Dryer Inteview W/ Chris Callen - You Tube

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