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From October - March, enjoy ice skating at Chester Arena - check their website for Public Skate times and other events.

 

The Catamount Arts Center in St. Johnsbury also features a range of events every week including independent film showings, classic films, theater, opera performances, live music as well as classes and workshops for all ages.  Check out their Events Calendar to see what's going on.

 

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Annual NEK Veterans Summit at Lyndon State College

March 11, 2017





 SPREAD the WORD. Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/400210426791973/ Register today (attendees and exhibitors) at: https://www.regpacks.com/VetSummitLyndon

The purpose of the summit is to bring veterans, their families, and veteran service organizations together to build relationships, stronger connections, and an enhanced regional support network in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont and Northern New Hampshire.

 

All are welcome to attend, but advanced registration is required. There is no cost to attend or to have a booth. Contact Jessie Dall at jessie.dall@lyndonstate.edu for more information.
 

This year’s NEK Veterans Summit has been made possible through a grant by the Vermont Veterans Fund and by generous donations from our 2017 Contributors.

 

 2017 Summit Details

 

Breakout Sessions will address the following topics (and more):

· Homeless Veterans

· Women Veterans

· Student Veterans

· Veteran Book Clubs

· Mental Health Awareness

· Veteran Benefits

· Employment Opportunities for Veterans

 

 

Highlights

 

· The Stand Down: The Department of Veterans Affairs will be hosting a one-day Stand Down in conjunction with the NEK Veterans Summit. Stand Downs provide services to homeless Veterans such as food, shelter, clothing, health screenings, VA and Social Security benefits counseling, and referrals to a variety of other necessary services, such as housing, employment and substance abuse treatment.

 

· The Mobile Vet Center: Available throughout the Summit, the Mobile Vet Center is a 30 foot long bus and is operated by the White River Junction Vet Center. It provides readjustment counseling and information resources to combat veterans. Like community-based veteran centers, Mobile Vet Centers focus on services that help combat veterans make the transition between military and civilian life.

 

· Exhibitor Booths: Over 50 Veteran Service Organizations will have information booths providing a one-stop-shop for veteran services, clubs, and resources
 


Location: Lyndon State College, College Rd Lyndonville VT Map it

Phone: 802-626-6346
Email: Thomas.Anderson@lyndonstate.edu
Website: http://lyndonstate.edu/about/veterans-summit


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