Mike Prendergast

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Name: Mike Prendergast
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Gov. Scott Honors 380 Veterans with Governor’s Veterans Service Award

Governor Rick Scott today, joined by Colonel John Rooney and Mike Prendergast, FDVA Executive Director, awarded 380 Florida veterans with the Governor's Veterans Service Award for their service to Florida and the nation.Governor Scott said, "This week ... [Published Noodls - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Florida VA nursing home site delayed

NAPLES, Fla. - Florida veterans affairs officials will not be making a recommendation Tuesday to Gov. Rick Scott and his Cabinet on where to build the state's seventh veterans' nursing home.A ranking recommendation of six sites, with Collier coming in ... [Published Naples Daily News - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Fla. governor bestows service medals on 380 veterans

AVON PARK — The day he was shot, Cpl. Joshua McKee was just guarding his post, an entry control point at forward operating base Hansen, Afghanistan during 3rd Battalion, 8th Marines’ 2012 deployment in Operation Enduring Freedom."A man dressed as an Afghan ... [Published Stars and Stripes - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Decision on veterans nursing home delayed

State veterans advocates have postponed a decision on siting a new nursing home, meaning Marion County and its chief competitor for the $17 million facility will have to wait awhile longer. After hosting a major welcoming reception two months ago for ... [Published Ocala.com - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Gov. Scott Honors 281 Veterans with Governor’s Veterans Service Award

News Release : Rick Scott's Press OfficeAugust 14, 2014MELBOURNE, Fla. - Governor Rick Scott today, joined by Colonel Valeria Gonzalez-Kerr and Colonel Mike Prendergast FDVA Executive Director, awarded 281 Florida veterans with the Governor’s Veterans ... [Published WCTV6 - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

SALUTING OUR HEROES

THE VILLAGES — Gov. Rick Scott placed the Governor’s Veterans Service Award medal upon 513 local veterans at two ceremonies Wednesday at Eisenhower Recreation Center. For many Vietnam veterans in the crowd, it was the welcome-home ceremony they never ... [Published Villages Daily Sun - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

City Council asks residents to show support for proposed veterans’ nursing home in Tradition

The Port St. Lucie City Council is asking residents and businesses to join them in encouraging state leaders to select Port St. Lucie as the location for a new 120-bed nursing home for U.S. military veterans to be built with state and federal funds.Working ... [Published Noodls - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Midlothian man’s video helps NASA capture meteor’s path

A Midlothian man’s 11 second video, with more than 58,000 views, helped piece together the end path of a meteor that passed over the Gulf of Mexico.About 9:05 p.m. July 12, Mike Prendergast was outside his Midlothian home looking at the super moon when ... [Published Waxahachie Daily Light - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Employers reach out to vets to fill job needs

ORANGE CITY — Former Navy officer Ariel Cordero sat nervously awaiting his turn.After leaving the service in 2000, steady work has been hard to find for the 38-year-old Deltona resident. Many times he has taken out-of-state jobs as a cable repairman to ... [Published Daytona Beach News Journal - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Meteor splits in two over Dallas sky

[embedded content]A meteor crossed the sky over North Texas on July 12 at 9 pm, enthralling many around Dallas who watched as it split into two before its inevitable fade. From Denton to Waxahachie, from Lake Ray Roberts to Lake Tawakoni, night-sky viewers ... [Published Sott.net - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Meteor spotted in parts of North Texas

Several Fox 4 viewers reported seeing a bright meteor in the sky shortly after 9:00 Saturday night.A video posted by Midlothian resident Mike Prendergast on YouTube shows the meteor.It was in the sky long enough that he was able to pull out his phone ... [Published My Fox Dallas - Jul 13 2014]

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Mike Prendergast, FDVA Executive Director, said, "we have the privilege of honoring veterans in avon park today who have fought in all the conflicts over the past generations. we truly appreciate these heroes' selfless service to this great country."
"We have the privilege of honoring veterans in Avon Park today who have fought in all the conflicts over the past generations," Prendergast said. "we truly appreciate these heroes’ selfless service to this great country."
"It was a couple minutes after 9 pm, and we saw a light coming out of the Southeast," Prendergast says. "at first, i thought it was a plane because it was pretty bright. but it was moving so quick. we probably saw it for a good 15 seconds because it was coming right at us. it was one light coming, but then it broke into two. we could see a tail on it before it slowly melted away."

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Gov. Scott Honors 380 Veterans with Governor’s ... [Published Noodls - Aug 19 2014]
Florida VA nursing home site delayed [Published Naples Daily News - Aug 19 2014]
Decision on veterans nursing home delayed [Published Ocala.com - Aug 16 2014]
Fla. governor bestows service medals on 380 vet... [Published Stars and Stripes - Aug 16 2014]
Gov. Scott Honors 281 Veterans with Governor’s ... [Published WCTV6 - Aug 15 2014]
SALUTING OUR HEROES [Published Villages Daily Sun - Aug 14 2014]
Governor Scott and First Lady Ann Scott Honor 5... [Published WCTV6 - Aug 13 2014]
City Council asks residents to show support for... [Published Noodls - Jul 26 2014]
Midlothian man’s video helps NASA capture meteo... [Published Waxahachie Daily Light - Jul 19 2014]
Employers reach out to vets to fill job needs [Published Daytona Beach News Journal - Jul 16 2014]
Meteor splits in two over Dallas sky [Published Sott.net - Jul 13 2014]
Meteor spotted in parts of North Texas [Published My Fox Dallas - Jul 13 2014]
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