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Legal Aid Society is Working to Support Homeless Veterans

 

Written by DarKenya Waller
Executive Director, Legal Aid Society

Legal Aid SocietyNashville, TN – Veterans make up just 7 percent of the U.S. population. So it’s safe to say that for large swaths of our country, the realities of military service are somewhat removed from our daily lives and sphere of understanding.

Though the sacrifices made by veterans are brought to our attention on Memorial Day and Veterans Day, the emotional or physical wounds that some vets carry are a constant, daily struggle.

DarKenya Waller, Executive Director, Legal Aid Society.

DarKenya Waller, Executive Director, Legal Aid Society.

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Campbell Crossing gives back to the local community

 

Campbell CrossingFort Campbell, KY – Campbell Crossing is passionate about taking time to give back to the communities in which they work and live.

Throughout the year, they do just that by giving back to those in need within their local community.

John Bredehoeft (left), project director for Campbell Crossing, presented a check to Karen Grimsley, Executive Director for the Armed Services YMCA at Fort Campbell.

John Bredehoeft (left), project director for Campbell Crossing, presented a check to Karen Grimsley, Executive Director for the Armed Services YMCA at Fort Campbell.

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Clarksville’s Operation Stand Down Tennessee Serves Veterans and Their Families

 

Operation Stand Down TennesseeClarksville, TN – Operation Stand Down Tennessee, located at 400 Madison Street next to Habitat for Humanity ReStore, is a military to civilian transition support program for veterans and their families.

By calling 931.896.2184 or walking in, veterans and their families can receive employment services, health service and benefits navigation, counseling services, legal consultations coordination, and housing assistance.

Served areas include Cheatham County, Davidson County, Dickson County, Montgomery County, Robertson County, Rutherford County, Sumner County, Trousdale County, Williamson County and Wilson County.

(L to R) Evelyn Adams, Willie Celestine, and Rhonda Clemmer, employees of Operation Stand Down Tennessee in Clarksville.

(L to R) Evelyn Adams, Willie Celestine, and Rhonda Clemmer, employees of Operation Stand Down Tennessee in Clarksville.

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Career Empowerment Training Workshop to be held in Clarksville, June 4th

 

Operation Stand Down TennesseeClarksville, TN – Operation Stand Down Tennessee will be hosting a Get A Job Now: Career Empowerment Training Workshop on Thursday, June 4th, 2015 from 9:00am to 12:00pm. The goal of the event is to help those seeking employment identify their perfect career and learn strategies to secure employment.

The event will take place at the Tennessee Career Center in Clarksville – 523 Madison Street, Suite B, Clarksville, TN 37040.

Navy Veteran, Renee Bobb

Navy Veteran, Renee Bobb

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