LVMAC News — Information Technology and Selected Impacts on Veterans

June 9, 2017

LVMAC Logo (Best Small PNG)The presentation below was given by Scott Gingold at our 17 May 2017 Council Meeting. Thought you might be interested. Read the rest of this entry »


LVMAC Tidbit — New Director for Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center Has Arrived

October 24, 2016

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As of 14 October 2016


LVMAC News — Are You Transitioning? A’s for Vets Has an Education Fair for You

February 12, 2015

Soldier Grad 3The key purposes of a GI Bill are to assist a returning military veteran in readjusting and retraining for new employment.  While not all veterans have the need or seek the use of their educational benefits, approximately 25 per cent of returning veterans do within two years of discharge.  It therefore behooves us to pay attention to their needs for us to reap the biggest gain for our society.  Academics for Veterans, or A’s for Vets, intends to do just that; and it is about to conduct its first major event with that intention.  The LVMAC alliance will conduct an education fair for military veterans and their families  on 28 February, beginning at 8 a.m., at Moravian College’s Haupert Union Building.  Click here for the details and on how to register while space is available. Read the rest of this entry »


LVMAC News — David Rubright to Speak About Veterans and Employment

September 10, 2014

David Rubright, who is the Workforce Education Coordinator for the Lehigh Career & Technical Institute (LCTI), will speak on the topic of “Veterans, Employment and the Realities of the Business World” at our upcoming LVMAC Council meeting on 17 September.  See home page for location and time.

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As of 10 September 2014

 


LVMAC Tidbit — Ever Hear of Flatline Fighters?

April 9, 2014

Flatline Fighter LogoA new organization is arriving on the Lehigh Valley scene, called Flatline FightersNo, it is not a martial arts group, but instead the brainchild of its founder, Anthony Droz, a current war, ex-Marine (if there is such a thing), who believes an Outward Bound-like approach can often help combat veterans and others who have experienced deep, traumatic events.

It is still in its infancy, not fully formed or developed, but Droz has the potential of succeeding and will speak to the Council on 16 April (see our homepage) on what he plans and where he will need assistance.  Those who have a similar interest or need ought consider attending.  Our community has tremendous capabilities and heart.  It’s awareness of the real needs and how to help is what is lacking, most of it unsensational. Read the rest of this entry »


LVMAC Tidbit — Warriors’ Healing Retreat Draws Near

April 24, 2013

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VETERAN HEALING RETREAT

Using the Creative Arts

With Jason Moon

NO ARTISTIC EXPERIENCE OR ABILITY NECESSARY!

FULL SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE

June 19 – 23, 2013

Pendle Hill, Wallingford, PA  (Click on for map location)

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