We’re offering a free bus ride to the NC Women Veterans Summit & Expo at the McKimmon Center in Raleigh, NC, on May 25th, 2016. Don’t miss the opportunity and click here to register! (You must also register for the event at NC4vets.org. Click on Events, then scroll down to Summit.)
This is what Terri Kane, the Women Veterans Coordinator for the NC Department of Military and Veterans Affairs wrote when she learned about our free bus ride:
Hi Ms. Knaflich,
As I mentioned, this year our theme is “Sharing Stories, Making History.”
Sharing a post from the US Department of Veteran Affairs Blog:
Thirty-eight-year-old April Rencher, who spent eight years in the Army, didn’t plan on becoming homeless. She didn’t plan on ending up in rehab, either.
“I lost my employment late last year,” she said in a tired voice. “I’ve been working since I was 14, so it was frustrating, losing my job. On top of that I had a crisis in my family, so everything sort of snowballed from there. Things got unmanageable for me. I guess I just got tired. My
Mar. 22 #ExploreVA Facebook Chat:
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