QPR Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Instructor In Person Class

Vet to Vet Tennessee will be conducting their first in person QPR Gatekeeper Instructor class on June 11, 2021 at the new Robert “Bob” Hatley Veterans Service Center in Madisonville Tennessee. Vet to Vet Tennessee has provided 8 scholarships for the upcoming class. We do not have any other scholarships for this class, however, if you or your organization want to attend the cost of the class, certification and lunch is $495.00.

Becoming a certified trainer of QPR’s industry-leading approach to suicide prevention is an excellent way for individuals and organizations to help empower their communities to effectively intervene on behalf of suicidal and in-crisis people.

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Army Veteran Honored

A man born in 1933 who served in the United States Army just shy of two years overseas in Korea as an amphibious vehicle driver from February 1954 to January 1956 receives a fifth service medal during a ceremony conducted within the Robert “Bob” Hatley Veterans Service Center in Madisonville, Tennessee. Honorably discharged sixty seven years ago and earning a Korean Service Medal, a United Nations Service Medal, a National Defense Medal, and a Good Conduct Medal, on Wednesday May 19, 2021 Charles R. Arwood of Madisonville was named as a Republic of South Korea Ambassador for Peace by county veterans service officer Andy Boyd, pictured at the right of the photo. The Monroe County Buzz.

Lend a Hand to Veteran Day

Mission Accomplished, Vet Court Graduates Four!

A special ceremony took place on April 21, 2021 at the Robert “Bob” Hatley Veterans Service Center in Madisonville, Tennessee. Four Justice Involved Veterans graduated Monroe County Veterans Court, a citizen was recognized for her care and attention to an ailing Marine Court graduate, County Mayor Mitch Ingram officially proclaimed the day as “Lend a Hand Veterans Day”, and Mayor Ingram received a George A. Thomas Memorial Award in recognition of his loyalty and faithfulness to Veterans as the county’s chief executive. Mayor Ingram has been instrumental in expanding services available to the 3,800 county veterans-citizens, including providing a building to serve as headquarters for the county’s Veterans Service Officer Andy Boyd and headquarters to Vet to Vet Tennessee.

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Win Cash Designing Artwork for Veterans Service Center

Vet to Vet Tennessee & Monroe Area Council for the Arts are pleased to present Operation Military Masterpiece, an art contest, a visual story that will honor America’s Veterans and the military branch they represent. Art can be used to convey a message of inspiration and creative thought.  It essentially is a look from within providing a deeper understanding of the human condition.

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