Kati Calhoun, from Kent’s Market, was recently recognized for her exceptional dedication to supporting military families. Kati attended the Military Child of the Year awards gala in Washington D.C. on April 13, 2023, where she was honored by Operation Homefront as the “Operation Homefront Volunteer of the Year.” 

Operation Homefront is a national nonprofit organization that helps build strong, stable, and secure military families. 

Kati’s recognition as the Volunteer of the Year is a testament to her exceptional work in supporting the military community. Her contributions include organizing events to benefit military families, such as the

 annual Holiday Meals for Military® event, which provides meals for thousands of military families nationwide. 

“I am incredibly honored to receive the ‘Operation Homefront Volunteer of the Year’ award and to have had the opportunity to attend the Military Child of the Year awards gala. It was an unforgettable experience that I will always cherish. I am grateful to work with Operation Homefront and be a part of the important work they do in supporting military families. It’s truly a privilege to give back to those who have sacrificed so much for our country,” said Kati.

Kati’s trip to Washington D.C. highlights her exceptional work in supporting military families and her commitment to giving back to her community. Kent’s Market is proud to have Kati as part of their executive team and supports her efforts to make a positive impact. 

As a member retailer of Associated Food Stores, Kent’s Market shares the commitment to give back to the communities where they operate. Kati’s recognition as the “Operation Homefront Volunteer of the Year” is a reminder of the important role that retailers like Kent’s Market and Associated Food Stores play in making a difference in their communities.