The men were asked to help with the website by Peg Lowery, executive director of the State College of Florida Foundation Inc., a nonprofit organization that raises funds for the college.
An anonymous donor contributed money for the website, which launched Dec. 28 of last year.
got a $219,000 grant to create and operate the site through the Florida BRAIVE Fund
and the Gulf Coast Community Foundation of Venice
The donor wanted the site to be accessible to anyone, anywhere, Lowery
The college vets group -- now with 60 members at the Bradenton campus and more at SCFs Venice campus -- helped to pick the websites distinctive name.
By the end of March, the site had attracted more than 8,700 hits from 14 different countries, such as Afghanistan, Germany, Iraq, the Philippines, Russia, South Korea, Sweden, Switzerland and Venezuela, said Lowery