LVMAC News: A Very Special Event, A’s for Vets Virtual Run ‘n Walk

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Academics for Veterans (A’s for Vets), an alliance formed by the LVMAC, consisting of Institutions of Higher Learning in the Greater Lehigh Valley endeavoring to better assist veterans seeking education and support, is conducting a Virtual 5K Ruck ‘n Walk Challenge.  The event will take place during Veterans Appreciation Week from 8 November through 15 November. (more…)

LVMAC Tidbit: Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center Virtualizes Its Community Town Hall

What:  The Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Wilkes-Barre is hosting a Live Virtual Community Town Hall Meeting through Wilkes-Barre VA Facebook page. Veterans, family members and the public can provide online feedback utilizing the live chat feature during the broadcast.

Who:  Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center Director Russell E. Lloyd will host the meeting.   All are welcome as this is a public meeting. (more…)

LVMAC Tidbit: Do you know about Lehigh Valley Team RWB?

                              Photo by Christine Fennessy for Runner’s World

Returning from military service?  Consider joining the Lehigh Valley Chapter of Team Red, White and Blue (RWB).

Every year, about 200,000 active duty service members transition out of the military — of which approximately 8,000 move or return to Pennsylvania — joining the 3.4 million post-9/11 veterans nationwide already living in communities such as the Lehigh Valley. (more…)