Pancakes For Patriots

The Tennessee Valley Coalition for the Homeless (TVCH) is excited to announce Pancakes for Patriots!

This all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast will honor veterans and benefit the homeless through TVCH’s Supportive Services for Veteran Families initiative.  It will take place July 19, 2014 from 7-10 a.m. at Chili’s in Lenoir City and will feature gift bags, giveaways, special guests (such as Randall Baxter from “The Veteran Next Door”), booths, and lots of media coverage.  TVCH is grateful to our primary sponsor, Independent Insurance Consultants, and to our supporting sponsor, Chili’s of Lenoir City, for their generosity in making this possible.

Other details pertaining to the event can be found on the attached flyer.  We invite you to join us in promoting this benefit and hope you will make plans to attend!
Best regards,  Ed Goodman, SSVF Outreach Coordinator, Tennessee Valley Coalition for the Homeless

egoodman@tvchomeless.org * www.tvchomeless.org   Mailing Address * P.O. Box 1015, Jacksboro, TN 37757

Physical Address * 531 Callahan Dr. Suite 102, Knoxville, TN 37912

Cell 865.603.0969  Hotline * 877.488.8234     Fax * 866.876.0527                   Veteran’s Hotline * 888.556.0791

Access Library of FREE Army OneSource Webinars

Access Library of FREE Army OneSource Webinars

Army One SourceYesterday, Justice For Vets Senior Director Melissa Fitzgerald, Senior Fellow for Veteran and Legal Affairs Major General (ret.) Clyde Tate and Board Member Judge Robert Russell joined an esteemed panel of experts for an Army OneSource webinar on the Ten Key Components of Veterans Treatment Court. This FREE webinar is part of a series produced by Army OneSource to provide online resources covering key issues related to veterans and the criminal justice system. These webinars cover topics ranging from Effective Practices for Veteran Court Mentor Programs to How to Set Up a Pretrial Diversion Program. Yesterday’s webinar, along with all others relevant to serving justice-involved veterans, can be found on a special online legal library, click here.

“Justice For Vets is honored to collaborate with Army OneSource to provide online resources for connecting justice-involved veterans with the benefits and treatment they have earned,” said Senior Director Melissa Fitzgerald. “These webinars are a vital resource and I encourage all justice and treatment professionals to take advantage of the wealth of information being offered.”

Army OneSource is a Secretary of the Army initiative to provide comprehensive community support and service delivery for service members and their families regardless of component or geographic location. In addition to legal issues, they have webinars covering topics related to veterans and military families including Addressing the Impact of PTSD & TBI on Military Families and Service Members’ Behavioral Health Needs: Rural & Urban. To access the full library of webinars click here.

 

On WATE 6 news- Local veterans file complaints against East Tennessee VA facilities

By WHITNEY GOOD
6 News Reporter

On Wednesday, June 18, 2014, Whitney Good of Knoxville TN WATE 6 News interviewed Freddie Owens, Frank Vollmer, Dan Moneymaker and Howard Jenkins.  Our members explained the issues and complaints many veterans encounter at the Mountain Home VAMC and/or at the Knoxville Outpatient Clinic.  Our LPG did a great job detailing our formal OIG complaint.  Please complete our “Share your VA Experiences” on our homepage.

See the full story on WATE’s website via:
http://goo.gl/X2EcBc