By Journal Staff Writer
Rodell Ramsey Sr., founder of Milestone Inc., a referral resource organization for veterans, hosted a free Christmas dinner, and program for a few area organizations on Saturday, December 16, at University of Toledo’s, Scott Park Campus.
Invited organizations included The American Legion Department of Ohio, Commander Legion Post 512 of Toledo, Generations Inc., a program for at risk youth, and some of the members of St. Paul’s Missionary Baptist Church.
Mr. Ramsey told The Toledo Journal that the purpose of the dinner, and program was to simply give back to the community.
Robert Schmitt, first vice commander at The American Legion Department of Ohio said that, he was in attendance to show support for all the work Mr. Ramsey was doing for veterans.
Harold Landis, commander of Legion Post 512, said that, he admired what Mr. Ramsey was doing for vets, as well as their family.
Desiree Rayford, CEO of Generations Inc., was the speaker for the evening. She said her speech would address the importance of businesses, non-profits, and individuals having a plan.
Ms. Rayford explained that, after finding the need, an organization, or a business, wants to fulfill, it needs to know exactly what it is it wants to accomplish. “Know exactly what it is you want to accomplish; from start to finish,” she said.
Ms. Rayford said she applauds the works of Milestone Inc.,and what it has done for veterans, and their families.
Attending the Christmas dinner with Rodell Ramsey Sr., founder of Milestone Inc., are Harold Landis a member of Legion Post 512, and Lucas County Commander and Robert Schmitt, First Vice Commander of The American Legion Department of Ohio.