WHAT'S NEW? Congratulations to Robert Bunzey who won our Text to Give Raffle and a big thanks to everyone who donated!
WEEK AT A GLANCE Wednesday Workout and Red, White, and Brew Happy Hour!
ICYMI Last week Diana Biffl of the Charlotte Hornets joined us for our Uptown Lunch to talk about the teams social media strategy. You can check out the recording here.
STAT OF THE WEEK 1306. That is how many people are connected to the Charlotte Veterans Network on Linkedin. Not to mention the 927 members on Facebook. Make sure you are connected to these groups by clicking the links!
EVENT HIGHLIGHT We are back again this month with our Red, White and Brew Happy Hour! We will be meeting this Thursday at Sugar Creek Brewing at 6:30. Make sure to RSVP.
VETERANS BRIDGE HOME RATING BY CHARITY NAVIGATOR Veterans Bridge Home Inc. has earned a/an 100/100 rating on Charity Navigator. We also received a Platinum rating from Guidestar.
PLANS FOR VETS SUICIDE PREVENTION TRAINING, NEW THREE-DIGIT EMERGENCY MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS LINE SIGNED INTO LAW President Donald Trump on Saturday signed into law a pair of bills designed to help prevent veterans suicide, including a measure to establish a new three-digit national crisis line similar to 911 for mental health emergencies.
'CANDY BOMBER' DURING BERLIN AIRLIFT GLIDES INTO MILESTONE BIRTHDAY Retired Air Force Col. Gail S. Halvorsen changed the course of history with just two pieces of gum. Now has made a bit of his own history. Halvorsen turned 100 years old this month.
NOMINATE A MILITARY MEMBER OR TEACHER FOR HOMETOWN HERO NOW Nominate a military member or teacher for a chance to win a 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe from the Charlotte area Hyundai dealers.
THE ARMY ROLLS OUT A NEW WEAPON: STRATEGIC NAPPING Because fatigue can corrode mission performance, a new physical training manual tells soldiers to grab 40 winks when they can, part of a new holistic approach to health in the ranks.

Last week we asked which was your favorite Charlotte Sports team and this was the most responses we've gotten yet! The results were 67.3% Panthers, 15.4% Hornets, and 5.8% each for the Knights, Checkers, and Charlotte FC.
Will you be attending the Carolina's Veterans Day Celebration with us?
Wouldn't miss it!
Can't make it this time.
Not sure yet...

Wednesday Workout | Wednesday, October 21 | 6:30 AM | Veterans Park | RSVP

Veterans Coffee | Wednesday, October 21 | 8:30 AM | Virtual | RSVP

Red, White, and Brew Happy Hour | Thursday, October 22, 6:30 PM | Sugar Creek Brewing | RSVP

Wednesday Workout | Wednesday, October 28 | 6:30 AM | Veterans Park | RSVP
Click here to register for the Carolina's Veterans Day Celebration!

Here are the top finishers from the Hero Run!
The top woman and man won $100 gift certificates to 131 Main. Congratulations!

πŸ₯‡ Adam Martin (24:55)
πŸ₯ˆ Gregory Coleman
πŸ₯‰ Peter Rae
πŸ₯‡ Margot Payne (25:30)
πŸ₯ˆ Jeanette West
πŸ₯‰ Erin Klopfenstein

If you ordered a T-shirt for the Hero Run, you can pick it up at Veterans Park off of Central Avenue this Friday from 4:00-5:00 PM.

Don't miss out on volunteer opportunities! Subscribe to our volunteer distribution list here.

Monday – Employment
Tuesday – Veteran Interview
Wednesday - Community Engagement
Thursday – NCServes
Friday – Weekly Situation Report (SITREP)

Part Time Position | Aquesta Bank | Email for details

Multiple Openings | Lowes Home Improvement | View

Multiple Openings | Northwestern Mutual | View

Childcare Associate | YMCA | View

Heavy Equipment Operators | Blythe Development | View

Multiple Positions | DuraServe | View
CAVE NEWSLETTER Want more? The Charlotte Area Veterans Employment newsletter is for you. You can view this week's here.
3423 Total Services
1446 Total Veteran Served
1033 Total New Veterans Served
NCSERVES NEWSLETTER Want more? Check out the NCServes Newsletter here.
BECOME A PATHFINDER OR BRIDGEBUILDER Are you interested in financially supporting Veterans Bridge Home? For only $20 a month you can become a VBH Pathfinder and assist a veteran family in need and if you donate $1,000 or more you can become a member of the 2020 VBH Bridge Builders Society. Click here to donate.