Tagged: disabled veterans

Join Connecticut’s Only Ride for Veterans

Join Connecticut’s Only Ride for Veterans: Registration opens February 10th, 2020 Veterans gave us boots on the ground. We can give back — with butts on bikes! Committed to serving Connecticut’s veterans, the Connecticut Veterans Legal Center (CVLC) is proud to host The Ride for Our Vets on Saturday, June 13th, 2020. We hope you’ll join us again this year… Read more
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Letting Veterans know how much we appreciate their service!

What Will You Do? Our Veterans put everything on the line to protect our freedom. We may never be able to repay them for their sacrifice, but we can show them just how much we appreciate all that they’ve done. Everyone can do something to let Veterans know how much we appreciate their service. Visit www.volunteer.va.gov. What will you do?… Read more

CALLING ALL CENTRAL FLORIDA BASS FISHERMEN!

If you have access to a boat–or know of someone who does–our veterans need your help! Call for Boat Captains for the 2nd Annual Stick Marsh Veterans Bass Challenge The 2nd Annual Stick Marsh Veterans Bass Challenge is taking place on November 14th, 2015 at the Stick Marsh in Palm Bay, Florida.  We are in need of boat captains for… Read more

House Passes Cost of Living Adjustment For Disabled Veterans

U.S. House Passes Bill to Increase Cost of Living for Disabled Vets and Expedite Benefit Payments The U.S. House of Representatives has passed legislation that will provide a cost of living adjustment to VA-offered benefits for disabled veterans that would take effect in 2016. Cost of Living (COL) adjustments are made to match inflation and must be approved by Congress… Read more

FREE Veterans Entrepreneurship Program at the University of Florida

The Veterans Entrepreneurship Program (VEP) program is offering a learning and development opportunity to disabled veterans, particularly those who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan.  Our program helps these men and women attain the dream of becoming entrepreneurs. The Veterans with Disability Entrepreneurship Program, or VEP for short, is now accepting applications. The deadline for applications is (March 2, 2015). VEP offers… Read more

This Able Veteran Announces 3rd Graduating Class of Veterans and Service Dogs

This Able Veteran needs your help in getting the word out about their third graduating class of veterans and service dogs on October 25th.  They want every seat to be filled! If you have a Facebook page, please copy the url below and paste it in your Facebook status.  Ask your friends to also share it on their pages. If you… Read more

Veterans Affairs’ Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Service Program

Attention Veteran Business Owners: Here is another post regarding our new series aimed at  helping educate both employers and job seekers about the various programs that specifically help and benefit unemployed veterans!  Today’s Veteran Employment topic outlines the VA’s Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Service Program.  For more information, be sure to join us our Veteran Hire Veterans Initiative Facebook Page. What… Read more