Veterans Assistance Commission Cook County awards luncheon, March 24, 2018 photos

The National Women Veterans United attend the Veterans Assistance Commission of Cook County 43rd Annual Beef and Cabbage Awards Luncheon on March 24, 2018, at the Ukrainian Cultural Center in Chicago, Illinois. Continue reading

Climbing Higher Women’s Conference 2018

Through inspiring speakers like Sylvia Duncan of the Duncan Approach, Angela Martin formerly of Am1390 and The Overflow Coach, Monique Carradine-Kitchens, you will be inspired to come out of what was and Break chains and overcome obstacles that have held you back. There will also be on the spot life coaching from a panel of gifted life coaches, who will encourage you to come into what can be and create the life you desire. You will also be inspired by the victories of others. Continue reading

Latest Weapons Against High Blood Pressure

Having high blood pressure increases the threat of heart disease, stroke, and kidney disease. Though easily preventable with the right diet and regular exercise, one in three adults suffers from hypertension, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Heredity, weight gain, smoking, and diabetes, to name just a few, can make you an easy target. But there are a few things you can add to your daily diet to help minimize your risk. Continue reading

Women Veterans Leadership Summit

Women in Leadership workshop hosted by Dale Carnegie Training that includes a panel discussion with successful women leaders and veterans as well as practical tips and tools for uncovering our own pathway to success as women in leadership. Wed, March 21, 2018, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM at Prairie State College, 202 South Halsted Street, Chicago Heights, IL 60411. Continue reading

Veterans Celebrate Women’s History Month and Fight Back Against Scams

In honor of Women’s History Month and National Consumer Protection Week, AARP Illinois, the National Women Veterans United (N.W.V.U.), The United States Postal Inspection Service and the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center launched Operation Protect Veterans on Saturday, March 10, 2018. Continue reading