The National Women Veterans United (NWVU) is honored to announce that on March 21, 2015, we will celebrate 10 years of helping women veterans! We are excited about the New Year and want you to join us in our Celebrations!
Several events are in the planning stages including a special project to feature 500 women veterans in our 10th Anniversary Souvenir Book for only $10 per person. Your wallet size photo will include your full name and the Military Branch that you served in.
- All photos will be cropped to specification of the book composer.
- We will also have a Memorial Section for Women Veterans/Military.
- Please do not send your originals or cash.
- Photos can be sent via e-mail (JPEG Preferred will accept PDF).
- Email photos and or ads to: Vet2crump@gmail.com
Make all payments payable to National Women Veterans United
P. O. Box 20149 Chicago, IL 60620 (312) 458-9130
DEADLINE: February 13, 2015
GALA AWARDS BANQUET will also be held at the Marriott Hotel at 6:00 p.m. ($65 Per Person) Includes dinner, souvenir book, entertainment and free raffles! (Discount Tickets for women veterans and service women who attend the Conference and Gala) The … Continue reading
FREE LUNCHEON CONFERENCE Saturday, March 21, 2015 11:00 a.m. -4:00 p.m. Marriott Midway Hotel GALA AWARDS BANQUET (see below) will also be held at the Marriott Hotel at 6:00 p.m. ($65 Per Person) Includes dinner, souvenir book, entertainment and free … Continue reading
JOB FAIR: The job position is for a (MSA) Medical Support Assistant. This s a person who assists Veterans in scheduling their medical appointments etc. I think that the pay starts at over 42K-46K. GS-5 or GS-6. The job Fair is Saturday January 31st , 2015. It will be at Hines VA Hospital in the Auditorium Building 1 – 9AM-3:30PM Continue reading
On January 16, veteran entrepreneur Kristina Guerrero, a 2012 graduate of the Veteran Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship (V-WISE) training program, appeared before the investor judges of ABC’s hit entrepreneurship show Shark Tank to seek investment and mentorship for her dog food company, TurboPUP. Continue reading
The next meeting for the Coalition of Veterans Organization is scheduled for January 17, 2015 at 10:00 AM. Location will be determined and announced at a later date. Continue reading
January is Glaucoma Awareness Month, a time to remind all Veterans to take action now to prevent this sight-stealing disease.
One-and-a-half million Veterans have a vision threatening eye disease, including 285,000 with glaucoma. African-American Veterans should especially get their eyes checked regularly as glaucoma is six-to-eight times more common in African-Americans than Caucasians. Also, among Hispanic populations, glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness. Continue reading
“Binge eating disorder is officially recognized as the most prevalent eating disorder in the United States,” she said. “It may disproportionately affect our military servicemen and women, exacting a heavy toll on their physical and mental health, and placing a financial burden on our health care system. “Effective treatments for this disorder already exist,” she added, “but we need to find ways to bring these treatments to Veterans who are suffering with this problem.” Continue reading
National Women Veterans United (NWVU) hosted a Patriotic Christmas Mentor Day for the girl residents. The girls heard their life stories and how they all succeeded and joyfully give back to “Pay it Forward” Continue reading