Healthy Minds Healthy Bodies: Serving Injured Veterans

Healthy Minds Healthy Bodies 2-day continuing education training workshop. This workshop is designed to give professionals working with injured veterans, up-to-date information regarding veteran topics including veteran culture, general injury (physical and psychological) and disability awareness, barriers (and solutions) in a fitness facility environment, and adapted exercise programming for these individuals. Continue reading

Chicago Botanic Garden Veteran Internship Program

The Chicago Botanic Garden Veteran Internship Program is a transitional employment program for military service members who have completed their commitment and are ready to reintegrate into civilian life. This is a 14-week, part-time position. Interns will be placed in various departments at the Garden. Duties, physical requirements, and hours of work will depend on intern placement. Continue reading

Veterans Resource Fair March 2017

Prairie State College in Chicago Heights is hosting the Veterans Resources Fair 2017 on Thursday, March 9, 2017. The Service Fair will feature VA Mobile Unit, the Department of Veterans Affairs, housing, legal and educational information, resume writing guides, employment and volunteer opportunities, and more. Continue reading

Honoring Our Sheroes March 2017

In honor of Women’s History Month, the West Towns (IL) Links Chapter will showcase the “Honoring Our Sheroes: Women in the Military” pilot initiative of the Central Area of The Links, Incorporated. Join us as we recognize the noble women in the United States military. Learn more about their contributions and experiences and local efforts to assist women veterans from a live panel discussion. Continue reading

Honoring Our Sheroes: Women in the Military

In honor of Women’s History Month, the West Towns (IL) Links Chapter will showcase the “Honoring Our Sheroes: Women in the Military” pilot initiative of the Central Area of The Links, Incorporated. Join us as we recognize the noble women in the United States military. Learn more about their contributions and experiences and local efforts to assist women veterans from a live panel discussion. This event is FREE and open to the Public. March 5, 2017 2:00 PM | Oak Park Public Library Continue reading