Monthly Archives: March 2014

Volleyball Team Begins Backpacking for Nicaragua Fundraising Campaign

The Gustavus Adophus volleyball team will be hosting “Backpacks For Nicaragua”, a fundraising effort benefitting the children of Nicaragua. The “Gusties” will provide donated backpacks …
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‘Hire a Hero’ to Help Veterans Get Jobs

The “Hire a Hero” initiative, launched by Congressman Michael Grimm (R-Staten Island/Brooklyn), is meant to encourage and facilitate small businesses on Staten Island to hire …
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Indiana Governor Mike Pence signs military family relief fund bill

Last year, during the Governor’s first year in office, the Pence Administration announced a budget and the legislature passed bills that made a clear commitment …
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Veterans Affairs Receives Funding To Cut Into Claims Backlog

The enacted 2014 federal budget gave $63.4 billion to the Veteran Affairs (VA) department, which provides benefits to veterans and their families. The VA has …
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How War Has Prepared Veterans for Startups and Small Businesses

Military veterans are usually described as hard-chargers who can lead teams and execute plans, but veterans also tend to be creative thinkers who thrive in …
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Syracuse University Offers Free Career Programs for Veterans and Spouses

The Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University is currently enrolling eligible veterans and their spouses in an online program to enhance their …
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Hammering for Heroes: ADS Teams Up with South Hampton Roads Habitat for Humanity

ADS, Inc is showing our commitment to the nation’s enlisted men and women by using the opportunity of the South Hamptons Roads Habitat for Humanity: …
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New Bill Would Grant Veterans Day Off for Veterans

Representative Andrew Falk pitched a bill that would grant Veterans Day off for veterans. [Andrew Falk] called November 11th a day of honor that veterans …
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Students Travel to Nicaragua to Build Homes

A group of students from Irvington High School, along with three students from Croton-Harmon High School and three adult chaperons, will be taking an eight …
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