Waffles for Warriors

 

Waffles for Warriors is a free breakfast event for our Siouxland Veterans hosted on the last Wednesday of the month from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. We serve waffles, sausage, eggs, coffee, juice and milk as well as distribute groceries and provide information about free local services, events and resources available to Veterans in Siouxland.

Volunteers are needed to help make and serve waffles, sausage, eggs and coffee and can sign-up at VolunteerSiouxland at: https://www.volunteersiouxland.org/need/detail/?need_id=329744

Suicide Prevention Webinars

Veteran suicide prevention webinars will be offered this week to help family and friends recognize signs of suicide, and ways communities can work together to prevent Veteran suicides.

Download the webinar slides here: SAVE Community 9.11.17 AJ

Download the Veteran Outreach Toolkit here: myVAoutreachToolkitPreventingVeteranSuicideIsEveryonesBusiness

This training will be delivered virtually via Adobe Connect to view slides and phone line to hear audio.

September 12, 2:00 – 3:00 pm
http://va-eerc-ees.adobeconnect.com/save6281/

September 13, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
http://va-eerc-ees.adobeconnect.com/save6281/

September 15, 11:00 – 12:00 pm
http://va-eerc-ees.adobeconnect.com/save6281/

At the designated time, click on the Adobe link above and log in as “guest” with your full name (first, last).
In addition, you will need to dial in via phone to hear the presentation. Dial 800-767-1750; access code 43912#
Audience: This offering is for local communities, Veteran advocates, and community groups that support the needs of
Veterans.
Presenter:
Aimee Johnson, LCSW, Program Specialist, Public Private Partnerships (Detail), VHA Office of Mental Health and
Suicide Prevention

Food For Veterans and Cookout!

Veterans and Military families – Join us for our upcoming Cookout and Food for Veterans Event on Thurs. May 1st at the Red Cross, 4200 War Eagle Dr! There will be free hotdogs, hamburgers, chips and refreshments starting at 5:00 p.m. with free massages provided by Main Street Massage! Promptly at 5:30 p.m. we will start distributing free groceries and hygiene items. Please bring your proof of service. First come, first serve. Thank you to our private donors and event sponsors: Calhoun Communications, Main Street Massage

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