WHAT'S NEW? A collaborative partnership with Patriots Path!
WEEK AT A GLANCE Open house, Wednesday Workout, and Fort Mill Lunch... plenty of opportunities to hang out with us this week!
ICYMI Last week our Uptown Lunch centered on suicide prevention, postvention, and mental health. Check it out here.
STAT OF THE WEEK 25. That is how many years Mr. John Coleman, a Vietnam Veteran has been with the Carolina Panthers. You can watch him be surprised with a special recognition here.
EVENT HIGHLIGHT The Fifth Annual HeroRun to honor our military heroes and support Veterans Bridge Home is typically held at Fairview Plaza in the heart of SouthPark. This year the race will be virtual. After registering, participants will receive information on how to track their run, and will have the opportunity to complete the 5k and 1k Fun Run, October 1st - 15th. Winners will be announced via Facebook live stream on October 17th at noon. See below for a poll on how our community can participate!
CHARLOTTE/MECKLENBURG COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA, REDUCES VETERAN HOMELESSNESS BY 30% This metro area of more than one million people did it by strengthening their data and relationships, with the support of Built for Zero.
NC DOCTOR AFTER 10-HOUR SHIFT IN THE ER: ‘WE ARE NOT OUT OF THE WOODS YET’ The Charlotte area has yet to win the battle against COVID-19, despite hard-fought progress to flatten the curve this summer, warns Atrium Health emergency medicine physician Dr. David Callaway.
THE ONGOING TRAGEDY OF VETERAN SUICIDE: WHY LEGISLATION IS NEEDED NOW In February 2018, one of our nation’s best and brightest chose a path that too many of our military leaders take after they leave the service.

Last week, we asked what kind of fitness events y'all wanted. The results showed most people (53.3%) want strength and conditioning, 20% want yoga, and a tie of 13.3% want running and recreational sports.
Should we get together for this year's HeroRun and do a socially distant 5K?
Yes! On October 3rd!
Yes! On October 10th!
No thanks... Not my thing
No thanks... I don't feel comfortable attending in person yet

Open House | Monday, September 14 | 12:00 PM | Virtual | RSVP

Wednesday Workout | Wednesday, September 16 | 6:30 AM | Randolph Middle School | RSVP

Fort Mill Lunch | Thursday, September 17 | 11:30 AM | Towne Tavern | RSVP

Wednesday Workout | Wednesday, September 23 | 6:30 AM | Randolph Middle School | RSVP

Red, White and Brew Happy Hour | Thursday, September 24 | 6:00 PM | Old Mecklenburg Brewery | RSVP

We need a volunteer to make some deliveries in the Matthews area to some previous Veterans of the Month! This can be done at any time based on your schedule. Please contact Randi if you are interested.

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

Do you know an exceptional Veteran living in Matthews? Nominate them for Veteran of the Year for the Town of Matthews. Click here to learn how.
Monday – Employment
Tuesday – Veteran Interview
Wednesday - Community Engagement
Thursday – NCServes
Friday – Weekly Situation Report (SITREP)

Admissions Representative at NASCAR Hall of Fame | CRVA | View

Signage Installation Manager | Southwood | View

DC Associate | Advance Auto Parts | View

Case Manager | Roof Above | View
CAVE NEWSLETTER Want more? The Charlotte Area Veterans Employment newsletter is for you. You can view this week's here.

CSS Veteran Services Division is operating at a limited capacity. For the safety of our clients and staff members we are no longer accepting walk-in clients. Instead, we will work to serve individuals virtually by phone, email, fax or in some instances by appointment.
In need of services? Call the main office at 704-336-2102 and a Veterans Services Officer will work with you to determine the best way to address your needs.

3040 Total Services
1301 Total Veteran Served
926 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.