Attention Veterans! Ritter Veteran Interview Day Dear Veteran: We are SO happy to say…we are back!! The fifth-grade classes at Ritter Elementary School are studying American History and important Americans. Veterans are important people in America, and our students want to learn more about the contributions veterans have made to Read more…
Not to be confused with the real nationally observed National Freedom Day (the signing of the 13th Amendment) on 1 February, this Freedom Day, spawned by the efforts of a dentist in West Virginia and originally meant for military personnel, leads to good deeds that serve a worthwhile purpose.
Part of a series of virtual town halls, this one focuses on transportation accessibility to services. To see videos of past town halls, click here.
After successfully finding one, new co-chair as part of our effort to ensure the continuance of this worthwhile program effort, which was LVMAC’s first program and resulted from deficiencies in the GI Bill at that time, the Council has decided to seek a replacement for the other half of the Read more…
Part of a series of virtual town halls, this one focuses on homelessness.
Participants at the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Real Estate Outlook event on April 14 heard optimism over the continuing dream of a few to make us East Coast Warehouse Central. They also heard good news on the increased housing development which is needed to attract the younger workers needed for this valley to prosper. They did not hear about how we might solve the affordability gap for the average citizen, however. Other official reports from the area have stated or implied that it has becoming mountingly difficult for the average, hardworking citizen to live here, military servicemembers and veterans among them, with or without families, and regardless of age. (more…)
This one is worth the bother to check out, if you are a local program, big or small, with a homeless veterans initiative. Only problem for you may be the suspense for application: April 20. Sooooo … act fast! (more…)