My IV biz
http://myivbiz.villagesoup.com/p/987237

360 DEGREES OF SUPPORT FOR VETERANS!

By Soldiers' Angels | Apr 10, 2013

WHILE THE NUMBER OF DEPLOYED TROOPS IS GOING DOWN, THE NUMBER OF VETERANS COMING HOME IS INCREASING FAST.  TO BETTER SUPPORT THOSE VETERANS SOLDIERS' ANGELS IS TAKING ON ITS BIGGEST PROJECT YET: PROJECT-360

UNDER PROJECT-360, THE SOLDIERS' ANGELS SUPPORT CENTER IN SAN ANTONIO WILL EVENTUALLY HOST A FULL-CIRCLE DROP-IN RESOURCE CENTER FOR SERVICE MEMBERS OF ALL BRANCHES.  THE MISSION WILL BE TO EMPOWER VETERANS WITH ALL THE SKILLS THEY WILL NEED IN THEIR POST-MILITARY LIVES.  THE PROJECT-360 FACILITY WILL HAVE THREE MAIN COMPONENTS: THE ENTREPRENEUR ACADEMY, THE DROP-IN RESOURCE CENTER, AND THE HEALTH & WELLNESS CENTER.

 

THE ACADEMY WILL BE BASED ON A SIX-MONTH TRAINING CURRICULUM THAT WILL OFFER COURSES AND SEMINARS ON ALL ASPECTS OF RUNNING A SMALL BUSINESS.  IN ADDITION TO THE TRAINING CURRICULUM WHICH WILL LEAD TO A COLLEGE-BACKED CERTIFICATE, TRAINEES WILL PARTICIPATE IN NETWORKING EVENTS TO HELP BOOST THEIR EXPOSURE TO POTENTIAL CUSTOMERS.  AN ONLINE PROGRAM IS BEING SET UP FOR THE ONES THAT CAN NOT COMMIT TO A SIX MONTH STAY IN SAN ANTONIO.  THEY ARE WORKING WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT SAN ANTONIO ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE CURRICULUM, FIND ADDITION GRANT FUNDING, AND SPONSOR A CERTIFICATION PROGRAM .  THE CITY OF SAN ANTONIO HAS ALSO EXPRESSED INTEREST IN THIS GREAT INITIATIVE.

 

THE RESOURCES CENTER PORTION OF PROJECT-360 WILL PROVIDE PROGRAMS, SERVICES AND SEMINARS TO HELP SERVICE MEMBERS TRANSITION TO CIVILIAN LIFE.  PEER-TO-PEER TRAINING ON TOPICS SUCH AS, FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, RESUME BUILDING, INTERVIEWING WORKSHOPS, COMPUTER/TECHNOLOGY TRAINING, AND VALUABLE INTERPERSONAL SKILLS.  IN ADDITION, THE RESOUCE CENTER WILL PROVIDE INFORMATION AND TRAINING ON HOW TO ACCESS AND OBTAIN BENEFITS FROM THE VA SYSTEM AND OTHER VETERAN RESOURCES/PROGRAMS.

 

THE HEALTH & WELLNESS PROJECT-360'S GOAL IS TO HELP VETERANS ADOPT A LIFESTYLE THAT WILL SUPPORT TRANSITION AND PROVIDE WAYS TO STAY FIT IN BOTH MIND AND SPIRIT.  IN ADDITION TO COUNSELING AND THERAPY, THE CENTER WILL INCLUDE A FITNESS CENTER OFFERING CLASSES SUCH AS YOGA, MEDITATION, AND OTHER GROUP/INDIVIDUAL STRESS-RELIEVING RESOURCES.

 

WE HAVE VETERANS THAT WILL NEED US, YOUNG PEOPLE THAT WILL NEED GUIDANCE AND SUPPORT AND WE WANT OUR HEROES TO KNOW THAT EVEN WHEN THEY ARE SAFELY AT HOME, SOLDIERS' ANGELS WILL BE THERE TO LEAN ON IN TIMES OF NEED.  THESE SOLDIERS VIGILANTLY FOUGHT FOR THE SAFETY OF US AMERICANS, AND WE CANNOT AND WILL NOT ABANDON THEM IN A MOMENT OF UNCERTAINLY

IF ANYONE IS INTERESTED IN FINDING OUT MORE ABOUT PROJECT-360 PLEASE CONTACT PATRICIA SCANLON (815)220-0654 - ptscanlon@gmail.com  FOR CONTACT INFORMATION

  • Soldiers' Angels
    15 A Lauren Place
    LaSalle, IL 61301
    Phone: 815-220-0654