October 29, 2020
A veterans career fair aimed for North Carolina residents is scheduled for next week. The North Carolina Veterans Virtual Career Fair is set for October 29, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The event will be co-hosted by Disabled American Veterans and RecruitMilitary. A release from DAV shows employers from a wide range of industries will be at the fair to talk to job seekers. The event is free to veterans, their spouses, active duty military personnel and members of the National Guard and Reserve. Those seeking further guidance can reach out to Jeff Hall at firstname.lastname@example.org or 859-442-2055.
November 19, 2020
Join the AARP Family Caregivers Discussion Group
Connect with nearly 4,000 other caregivers in a private group to exchange practical tips, offer support and share your family caregiving experiences. On November 19, 2020, a Facebook Live event, “Support for Military and Veteran Caregivers,” will focus on VA benefits, services and support for military caregivers. The discussion will be moderated by AARP family and caregiving expert Amy Goyer and include special guest Dr. Lynda Davis, chief Veterans Experience officer for VA. Click here to join session.
March 27, 2021
Area Agency on Aging of Southeast Arkansas will hold Vietnam Veterans' celebration March 27, 2021, at the Pine Bluff Convention Center. Vietnam veterans who served in the military between November 1, 1955, and May 15, 1975, will be welcomed home in the Vietnam Commemoration ceremony. Veterans are encouraged to arrive early. The doors open at 10:00 a.m. Veterans and their family members will have access to one-on-to one counseling on VA healthcare and benefits as well as other state programs for veterans. The event is open to registered veterans, their families and guests. To participate in the ceremony, Vietnam veterans can register online at the Arkansas Department of Veteran Affairs website at http://www.veterans.arkansas.gov/ or by calling Lauren Bland at Area Agency, 870-543-6300.