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Over 150 vets and families receive tips and resources at Veterans Benefits Fair | New

EAST TAWAS – Many programs and resources are available to our country’s veterans who have served selflessly in the military, and rightly so. However, Iosco County Veterans Services Officer Ron Whitney said the number of people who aren’t aware of the benefits available — let alone how to acquire them — is astounding. But Whitney […]

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Massachusetts veterans benefits change would fix discriminatory policy for LGBTQ veterans (editorial)

Doing the right thing doesn’t need to come with a deadline or timestamp. Nearly 11 years after “don’t ask, don’t tell” was repealed as official United States Army policy, the Massachusetts Senate has unanimously passed an amendment that would make LGBTQ veterans free under the policy eligible for state veterans benefits. It was submitted as […]

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John Bryan Reichenbach | News, Sports, Jobs

John Bryan Reichenbach, 76, of Richfield, entered eternal life on Sunday, May 29, 2022 at Richfield Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born September 25, 1945 in Danville, the son of the late Bryan and Esther (Henry) Reichenbach. Although John was born with a severe disability, he strived to live his life to the fullest. […]

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Patriots Veteran Starter Skipping OTAs: 3 Potential Business Partners

During last week’s New England Patriots OTAs at Foxboro, a few things became clear. The team has a solid if not spectacular stable of safeties. Some players are due to “arrive” in 2022. Some may end up leaving. Others, like offensive tackle Isaiah Wynn, are in limbo. Photo credit: Winslow Townson/Associated Press Isaiah Wynn Winslow […]

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Repatriation of bodies of WWII soldiers began 75 years ago

Placeholder while loading article actions When the United States began bringing home its World War II dead, the corps of Army Staff Sgt. Themistocles Zombas was among the first shipment of flag-draped coffins from European battlefields. But he would be among the last to reach his final resting place. Years will pass before Zombas is […]

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5k Warrior Run in Rusk Raises Money for Local Veterans Organization | Local News

In its second year, the 5K Warrior Run in Rusk more than doubled its number of sponsors by raising funds for the Military Veteran Peer Network of Cherokee and Anderson County. Participants gathered at Rusk Footbridge Park on Saturday for the race created by Jennifer Pacheco, who lost her veteran husband to suicide in 2014. […]

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Organization of military veteran credits for helping save his life – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Hundreds of people will fill Dallas’ Reverchon Park this weekend to mark the true meaning of Memorial Day. Carry the Load honors the sacrifice of military veterans, first responders and their families. One of the participants says it saved his life. When you meet Corena Mitchell today, you meet a determined military veteran. But she’ll […]

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Omaha nonprofit At Ease USA aims to reduce veteran suicides

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — A local nonprofit organization offers many ways to help active duty military and veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder. According to a 2021 report from the US Department of Veterans Affairs, approximately 6,000 veterans committed suicide each year between 2001 and 2019. The “National Annual Report on Veteran Suicide Prevention” shows that […]

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USAA brought Top Gun: Maverick to active duty and veterans aboard the USS Intrepid

Clad in specially treated steel, armed with over 54 mounted guns and capable of carrying over 100 aircraft, the USS Intrepid played a crucial role in the Pacific Theater of World War II. Since 2008, it has served as a museum that honors American military and maritime history in New York City. It was the […]

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Iowa VA director resigns, agencies to shore up veterans services

(Des Moines, IA) – The executive director of the Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs is leaving his post for a job in the private sector. Steve Luken led the IDVA for almost five years. “I would like to thank Director Lukan for his military service to our nation and the veterans of Iowa throughout his […]

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Nobody Claimed Veteran’s Remains, So St. Louis Hospital Held Military Funeral | Subway

ST. LOUIS – “He had no family,” Chandra White told the group before leaving a hospital parking lot during a funeral procession to Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. A US veteran who died alone in August at Barnes-Jewish Hospital was laid to rest on Thursday with all the military honors he deserved, something hospital staff worked […]

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Discuss Veteran Benefits You and Your Family Should Know About – WIZM 92.3FM 1410AM

With Memorial Day just days away, it’s important for veterans to know what benefits are available to them and their families and to plan ahead. Your local County Veterans Service Office (CVSO) is designed in each county to help veterans and their families meet all of their needs and navigate the VA benefits available to […]

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Fire pit bill offers veterans health care to overcome current crisis

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Among the great injustices of recent American history is the government’s continued failure to provide care and benefits to military veterans suffering from exposure to toxic combustion fireplaces. Finally, after years of inaction, this injustice is potentially coming to an end. When U.S. military service members voluntarily […]

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Help military members avoid scams and questionable calls during Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a time to honor those who lost their lives for our country. Unfortunately, it is also a time to be on the lookout for schemes that target our serving military with a patriotic or military approach. In 2021, active duty military members reported losing significantly more money ($300) than military spouses ($170) […]

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Long COVID at center of Veterans Affairs Canada research study

COLORADO SPRINGS — It’s estimated that one in three Americans who have recovered from Covid have persistent symptoms of the virus, or “long Covid.” Commonly associated symptoms are fatigue, brain fog, dizziness and pain. Emerging studies continue in the public and private health sectors, including the National Institutes of Health and veterans affairs. For veterinarians […]

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Vaccines offer modest protection against long COVID, new study finds

A new study finds that being vaccinated against COVID-19 does not fully protect you against long COVID. One study looked at data from the Department of Veterans Affairs. They found that vaccinated people were only 15% less likely to get long COVID than unvaccinated people. Although vaccination remains our best defense against the most serious […]

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Syneos Health promotes industry veteran as CEO

With Alistair Macdonald set to retire after 20 years at Syneos Health, the integrated search solutions company needed someone to take over as CEO. Company management chose to promote Michelle Keefe, currently president of medical affairs and business solutions, for help. Keefe will take on his new role and responsibilities as CEO during a dynamic […]

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Rotterdam veteran raises awareness of military suicide – The Daily Gazette

When Rotterdam resident and Navy veteran Daniel Paige sets out on one of his 17-mile rides, he’s carrying far more than his 60.4-pound bag. “So many veterans, when they go home, it doesn’t matter. . . the things they’ve seen, they feel like they have to carry the weight themselves,” Paige said. “The 60 pounds […]

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THE VETERANS PRESS: Kootenai County Veterans Services Office

Kootenai County Veterans Services Office 120 E. Railroad Ave. Post Falls, ID 83854 Phone: 208-446-1090 Online: https://www.kcgov.us/533/Veterans-Services We are open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Veterans Services Officer acts as an advocate for veterans and their dependents. The agent provides technical assistance and referral service in obtaining a wide range […]

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Thieves steal Navy vet’s house, medals and other possessions

article Johnny Wilson said thieves stole his trailer that he used as a small mobile home in Palo Alto. The Navy veteran returned from a trip on April 2, 2022 to find the house was missing. (Johnny Wilson/GoFundMe) PALO ALTO, Calif. – A Bay Area Marine veteran who recently had his home and nearly everything […]

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Registration opens for the National Veteran Business Development Council-Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Connect on August 9.

2022 NVBDC and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Connect Conference provide access and opportunity to build veteran entrepreneurship. Keith King, Founder and CEO, National Veteran Business Development Council (NVBDC) National Veteran Business Certification Organization The National Veteran Business Development Council is proud to partner with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago for its 6th annual […]

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Lawmakers take action to secure higher cost of living for veterans benefits

In recent days, lawmakers have taken the first steps to ensure veterans receive a cost-of-living increase in their federal benefits later this year, introducing legislation that would ensure veterans’ checks see the same increase. than social security payments. The measure was filed by Reps. Elaine Luria, D-Va., and Troy Nehls, R-Texas, late last week and […]

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Financial assistance for long-term care for the elderly – What are the options?

Financial assistance for long-term care of the elderly – What are the options? The cost of medical care is a common concern for seniors and caregivers. Expenses for long-term care for the elderly can add up and use up a significant portion of a person’s monthly income, even for families who think they have saved […]

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Steven Kaiser, 68, veteran of the American watch industry

Steven Kaiser Steven Kaiser’s family Watch industry veteran, devoted father, husband, friend and mentor to countless people, Steven Kaiser, died suddenly on May 20. He was 68 years old. Mr. Kaiser’s illustrious career spans decades. He worked with luxury Swiss watch brand, Baume & Mercier, for over 16 years, serving as President and CEO during […]

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The Subject of Pacific Islanders Today at the Shiloh Museum

historical society A program of local speakers will discuss the growing role of Asian American and Pacific Islander cultures in the region from 3:30-5:30 p.m. today, May 22, at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, 118 W. Johnson Ave. in Springdale. The roundtable is sponsored by the Washington County Historical Society through its Diverse Settlers […]

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Herschel Walker’s ties to veterans program come under scrutiny

WASHINGTON — Herschel Walker, football legend and leading Republican candidate for the Georgia Senate, often brags about his work helping service members and veterans struggling with mental health issues. In interviews and campaign appearances, the former Dallas Cowboy and Heisman Trophy winner takes credit for founding, co-founding and at times operating a program called Patriot […]

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Governor Glenn Youngkin solemnly signs legislation to support the Army of Virginia, the veterans community and the proclamation honoring Armed Forces Day – Royal Examiner

RICHMOND, VA — Governor Glenn Youngkin solemnly signed 23 bills outlining priorities for Virginia’s military and veteran community. After delivering remarks, Governor Youngkin also signed a proclamation to honor Armed Forces Day, which will be observed on May 21, 2022. Governor Glenn Youngkin recognizes Dr. Bridgette Williams after signing the Armed Forces Day proclamation at […]

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WBU’s Bangor Campus Hosts Veteran Resource Fair Wednesday

BANGOR – The Greater Bangor Maine Military and Community Network will host its Veterans Resource Fair on Wednesday, May 25 from 3-6 p.m. at the University of Maine on the Augusta Bangor campus. The event will take place at Eastport Hall, 128 Texas Avenue. The event is free for all veterans and their families. Food […]

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Local History: BUHS Service to Highlight WWI Tablet, WWII Veteran | Community News

Memorial Day can be many things. Since time immemorial, people around the world have celebrated the arrival of spring. With the welcoming of a new season, it is also a tradition to remember those loved ones who are no longer with us. We pause to enjoy the colorful beauty of a new growing season and […]

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3 ways to invest in veteran employees

(Photo: Shutterstock) In May, we celebrate and recognize the sacrifices made by members of our nation’s armed forces with Military Appreciation Month. If your company has dedicated time and resources to recruiting veterans or is actively stepping up those efforts, you also need to think about ways to invest in their success once they’ve been […]

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‘I Heart Mac & Cheese’ in Palm Springs is looking to fill positions ahead of grand opening

I Heart Mac & Cheese, a restaurant opening next month in Palm Springs – its first location in California – announced Thursday that it is looking to fill up to 50 jobs. “I am personally dedicated to hiring an inclusive team and finding employees who will engage with our customers and go above and beyond […]

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Storytellers Share Stories at UMich Medicine Big Hearted Stories Fundraiser

Big hearts for seniors celebrated its 17th birthday and held its annual fundraiser at the Lydia Mendelssohn Theater on Tuesday night. This year’s fundraiser, “Big Hearted Stories: Journeys,” featured a live performance featuring five storytellers, who each shared personal stories around the evening’s theme of “journey.” Big Hearts for Seniors is a collection of five […]

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US Veteran Disability Claims Assistance | Eligibility Assessment Services Update

Wilkes-Barre, United States – May 17, 2022 — The updated educational service shows veterans how to prepare a complete and accurate application. Veterans have access to the agency’s exclusive resources, including medical professionals, disability assessments, independent medical opinions, and more. This updated educational service shows veterans how to prepare an accurate, complete, and fully developed […]

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Meta Hires Intel Veteran to Lead Data Center Silicon Team

Analysis Here’s something that should raise eyebrows in the data center world: Facebook’s parent company Meta has hired a veteran network chip engineer from Intel to lead silicon design efforts in the engineering group. infrastructure hardware from the Internet giant. Jon Dama started as Director of Silicon in May for Meta’s Infrastructure Hardware Group, a […]

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Forrest Solutions Welcomes Industry Veteran Jose Cruz, Senior Vice President of Learning, Development and Diversity

Our commitment to superior development and support of our company’s talent requires an exceptional leader like Jose. We look forward to the value it will create internally for our professionals and how this will naturally flow into our unparalleled work experience delivery to our clients. NEW YORK (WEB PR) May 16, 2022 Forrest Solutions, […]

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Expanding Oakland County Services for Military Vets – The Oakland Press

Oakland County Veterans Services representatives will be on site at Michigan Works! centers in Novi, Southfield and Oak Park one day a week. They will provide veterans and their family members with convenient access to a wide range of services. County MichiganWorks! will host Veterans Benefits Counselors in Novi and Southfield on Tuesdays and in […]

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VA and Elks Lodge will host a Veterans Benefits event in Miami, Okla. | Services

MIAMI, Okla. – On May 20, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Elks Lodge in Miami, Oklahoma, will host a presumptive conditions campaign event focused on identifying and assisting veterans in northeast Oklahoma who may have suspected disabilities and may be eligible for a VA Pension Application. The event will take place from 9 […]

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Former parks director prepares to retire after 52 years at city hall

San Mateo native Sheila Canzian has worked for her hometown since 1970, a 52-year career at City Hall that spanned many civic achievements in her longtime role as director of parks and recreation for the city. Canzian, who has had an influential and award-winning career with the city of San Mateo and is one of […]

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World War II Veterans Organization nominates Joe Griffies in New Jersey. Bill Whitmoyer Pennsylvania as State President

State Funeral Logo for WWII Veterans USCG rescue helicopters State Funeral for World War II Veterans announces the appointment of Joe Griffies as the first President of the State of New Jersey and Mr. Bill Whitmoyer as the first President of the PA. NEW ORLEANS, LA, US, May 12, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — The National Organization […]

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Santa Barbara Unified School District hires two veteran assistant superintendents

Press Releases are displayed on Independent.com as free community service. Santa Barbara, CA – The Santa Barbara Unified School District has confirmed the hiring of two new assistant superintendents, with Dr. Stanley Munro takes over as Deputy Superintendent of Elementary Schools and ShaKenya Edison join the district as Assistant Superintendent of Student Services. Dr Munro […]

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Advocacy group calls for new thinking on veteran suicides and federal spending

(The Center Square) – More than 17 veterans die by suicide every day in the United States. Mission Roll Call wants President Joe Biden and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to make preventing veteran suicides their top priority. Mission Roll Call executive director Cole Lyle said changes at the Veterans Health Administration, the largest […]

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Two former YouGov executives leave to create a new Vision Insights store

Scott Horowitz, who left Nielsen at the end of 2017 to become YouGov’s chief revenue officer, will serve as CEO of the new company. SCOTT HOROWITZ and TRACY SCHÖNADEL, sports research veterans whose combined careers total four decades in the business, have created their own store, Vision Insights, designed to help properties and brands maximize […]

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Socure Appoints Security Veteran Chad Kalmes as Chief Information Security Officer

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nevada–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Socure, the leading provider of digital identity verification and anti-fraud solutions, today announced the hiring of Chad Kalmes as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). In this role, Kalmes will lead Socure’s strategy and operations across security, technology, risk and compliance functions and continue to foster a culture of security and trust across […]

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Secure Digital Markets Appoints Wall Street and Investment Banking Veteran Alan Mittleman as Chief Operating Officer

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Secure Digital Markets (SDM), Canada’s leading virtual currency broker offering premium service for digital trading, lending and asset management services, announces the addition of Alan Mittleman to the position Chief Operating Officer of the business, effective May 2, 2022 Alan will report to David Shafrir, Managing Director. Following Alan’s addition to the team, former […]

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John L. Scott Real Estate’s Hoekema Team Talks the Power of VA Loans

The American military does so much for our country. As such, the United States Department of Veterans Affairs offers them a host of benefits. Among these, the main ones are favorable conditions for home ownership thanks to the VA loan program. Whether someone is active duty or a veteran, learning how to get the most […]

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Stirista Names Data Tech Veteran Anthony Lucia Chief Technology Officer | News

Latest C-Suite Appointment to Accelerate Innovation for Future Data-Driven MarTech and AdTech Solutions SAN ANTONIO, May 10, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Stirista, the leader in data-driven SaaS marketing solutions, today announced that Antoine Lucia joined its leadership team as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Lucia brings over 20 years of proven experience in technology, business and data […]

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GAD Capital: Buying a property with the help of the VA

As a well-known benefit for veterans, the Department of Veterans Affairs provides housing aid. It aids veterans, active-duty personnel, and their surviving spouses in purchasing, construction, refinancing, or upgrading their residences. A sampling of the programs and their findings are outlined below. Home Loans from the Veterans Administration  It is a type of loan backed […]

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An Arizona veteran’s journey from prison, his addiction to helping others

At the age of 19, Raymundo Perez decided to enlist in the United States Armed Forces to leave behind a troubled life in Los Angeles, California. Gangs, drugs and alcohol brought him down. His service in the US Army began in 1998. It was meant to be an escape valve through which he could start […]

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Gig Line: A Mother’s Love – The Coastland Times

To all women who have had children, adopted children or simply children in love, no matter who gave birth to them, God bless you and thank you. Sunday, March 8 is that special day set aside this year to honor and celebrate motherhood in particular. Mothers, as we know, come in all shapes and sizes. […]

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Generac certified Veteran Electric to perform generator installation and repair

Spring, USA – May 7, 2022 — Veteran Electric Inc, is a leader in backup power for residential and commercial use. The power company is pleased to announce that Generac has certified Veteran Electric Inc to install and repair emergency generator services in the southern part of Texas. Generators are the perfect solution for residents […]

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Tesla 2021 Impact Report – Moving Out of the Fossil Fuel Age

You’re here published its 2021 Impact Report yesterday and shared details on the environment, supply chain and how it is leading the way out of the fossil fuel age. Last year alone, Tesla customers avoided 8.4 million metric tons of CO2e. This declaration in itself is an incredible step. Here are some highlights from Tesla’s […]

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Louisiana Veterans Fest returns to Slidell to benefit home building | St. Tammany Community News

United States Navy and Vietnam War veteran Clarence Buxton has seen a lot in his life. The 72-year-old patrolled the waters between Vietnam and Hawaii, made a career out of welding and spent most of his golden years volunteering at the veterans clinic. He dealt with extreme bouts of post-traumatic stress disorder and the bad […]

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Veteran Benefits You May Not Know About

It is common knowledge that the Department of Veterans Affairs offers many benefits, including the GI Bill and TriCare. Many other programs are also available to help veterans and their families. Financial assistance for medical bills and other expenses, such as health care and educational programs, may be available for veterans and active duty military […]

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National veterans organization leader to speak in Arlington Heights

An Arlington Heights restaurant will host a gathering of current and former military officers at an event spoken by the leader of the group. Retired Air Force Lt. Gen. Dana Atkins, president and CEO of the Military Officers Association of America, will address members of the North Shore and Chicago chapter of the organization on […]

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Insurtech Ennabl Startup and Insurance Data Innovator Fenris Digital Launch Partnership

Insurance brokers on the ennabl platform can now leverage Fenris Digital’s vast universe of data Tweet that Fenris is a leader in the growing insurance data market and brings a comprehensive database of companies, customers and automobiles to brokers and agents on the ennablCROSSCHECK app. enablCROSSCHECK allows insurers to accelerate their search for leads from […]

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Eastside veterans organization completes mission before closing

A veterans’ organization in eastern Harris County has written its final chapter and will end on Memorial Day at the end of the month, but not without first completing its nearly decade-old mission to remembering his brothers in arms. Eastside Veterans was an early effort between several community groups. “I believe it was in 2011 […]

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Pair of political veterans and newcomer face off in San Bernardino County Supervisory District 4 race – San Bernardino Sun

A prominent incumbent with deep pockets and strong notoriety in Republican circles. A beloved Democratic lawmaker with strong union ties. A foreigner with no ties to any of the parties and no previous political experience. Voters have three distinct options in the June 7 race for San Bernardino County’s Fourth Supervisory District: current Supervisory Board […]

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Pair of political veterans and newcomer face off in San Bernardino County Supervisory District 4 race – Daily Bulletin

A prominent incumbent with deep pockets and strong notoriety in Republican circles. A beloved Democratic lawmaker with strong union ties. A foreigner with no ties to any of the parties and no previous political experience. Voters have three distinct options in the June 7 race for San Bernardino County’s Fourth Supervisory District: current Supervisory Board […]

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Learn About Your Veteran Benefits at a Local Event – Shaw Local

The Grundy County Veterans Assistance Commission continues to work with the Edward Hines VA Medical Center Outreach Team to educate veterans about their federal VA benefits. The Hines Outreach Team and Grundy County VAC, with support from the Village of Channahon, will be available to answer questions and provide information on a variety of veteran […]

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Book Review: My Whirlwind Lives: A Chronicle of Decades of Resistance and Struggle

Minneapolis, MN – Dee Knight’s My whirling lives is both a memoir and a manifesto – chronicling more than five decades of anti-imperialist resistance and revolutionary engagement. “Being a revolutionary is like being a midwife for the future,” he writes. “Although there is blood and pain, its essence is hope and excitement for a future […]

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MHA Dutchess will provide a one-stop-shop for veteran services in the new building

POUGHKEEPSIE – Mental Health of America Dutchess County (MHA Dutchess) has taken possession of a building in Pleasant Valley thanks to a valuable donation. The building is slated to become the new headquarters for the agency’s veterans services programs. The owners of Pleasant Valley Medical Arts LLC voted unanimously to approve the donation of the […]

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Former Baltimore Sun mailroom worker and decorated Vietnam War veteran Carl ‘Sonny’ Zigler dies – Baltimore Sun

Carl “Sonny” Zigler, a former Baltimore Sun mailroom worker and decorated Vietnam War veteran, died in his sleep Tuesday at his home in Finksburg. He was 79 years old. Carl Zigler, son of Albert Zigler, and his wife Sybile Loucks Zigler, farmers, was born in Grottoes, Virginia, and later moved to Baltimore. A graduate of […]