East Tennessee Foundation Supports V2VT

August 15, 2017

The East Tennessee Foundation sent a letter to Vet to Vet Tennessee (V2VT) granting an award in support of general operations of the Tenth Judicial TN Veterans Treatment Court program.

Funding for this grant has been provided by the Willson Family Fund established by Mr. Paul G. Willson.

East Tennessee Foundation’s (ETF) field-of-interest and affiliate funds support a competitive grant making process in broad charitable areas including arts and culture, community development, youth-at-risk or a particular East Tennessee county or region (affiliate funds) within the Foundation’s 25-county service area. Since 1986, East Tennessee Foundation has awarded over $237 million in grants through its competitive grantmaking process.

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New VA Executive Leadership – 2017

Mountain Home VA Medical Center (MHVAMC)

Mountain Home VA Medical Center Leadership attending a Council meeting on August 10, 2017. Left to right: Dr. Andrew Sexton, Dr. Elizabeth Bishop, Mr. Dean Borsis, and council member Randy Scott.

Director of Mountain Home MHVAMC.  Dean B. Borsos has been appointed the medical center’s new director and will oversee delivery of health care to more than 170,000 veterans living in a 41-county area of Tennessee, Virginia and Kentucky.  Mr. Borsos has 20 years of experience in managing health care systems and business operations with 10 years at the Department of Defense and Air Force.  He also served as vice commander for the Air Force Medical Support Agency.

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Crossroads UMC Joins Veteran/Military Friendly Congregation

August 7, 2017 Concord, North Carolina

Pastor Lowell McNaney and Lay Leader Ray Wease execute the Veteran/Military Friendly Congregation enrollment for on the 7th of August; Crossroads United Methodist Church become the latest member of the Military Chaplains Association Veteran/Military Friendly Congregation.

This opportunity to support veterans and their families in the Crossroads United Methodist Church community was made possible because of three Vietnam Veterans:  Ray Weiss (Air Force Vietnam Veteran and Crossroads member)  & Carlos Rivera (Army LTC (retired) Vietnam Veteran and member of Crossroads UMC) and Jesse Rivera (brother of Carlos and Vietnam Air Force Veteran and one of the original  LPG and Council member.  We are honored and grateful for their continued service and sacrifice.

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V2VT thanks Crossroads UMC Senior Pastor Lowell McNaney for his prayers and support.  Please send Pastor Lowell a welcome email at mac@crossroads.co  and Ray Wease at crwease@twc.com.

If you are interested in the Veteran/Military Friendly Congregation program please leave us a note below or call us at 865-336-2624.  Peace.

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