New Veterans Treatment Court to Launch in TN on 9-24-14


September 24, 2014


Ed Junod    office 336-2624    cell 850-8376

Michael Grider    office 215-4570    cell 363-8681


New Veterans Treatment Court program set to launch in East Tennessee

KNOXVILLE – Next week, Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder, Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett, Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero, members of the Knoxville Regional Veterans Mental Health Council and other officials will announce a new veteran-specific court program in Knox County. Tennessee Commissioner of Mental Health Doug Varney and Knox County General Sessions Judge Chuck Cerny will also participate in the announcement.

The announcement will be made at 10:30 a.m., Monday, Sept. 29 at the Community Action Committee’s L.T. Ross Building’s large meeting room, 2247 Western Ave. Immediately following the announcement, participants and attendees are invited to take part in a panel discussion concerning the program and its details.  View program here.

The announcement and the roundtable discussion are open to the public. Several elected officials, including members of the Knox County Commission and the Knoxville City Council, may be in attendance.

Please contact Ed Junod with the Knoxville Regional Veterans Mental Health Council or Michael Grider with Knox County for additional information about this event.


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