WHAT'S NEW? This year we will be honoring Veterans Day with the Carolina's Veterans Day Celebration. This will be a virtual event on November 11th from 4:30-6:00 PM with guest speaker Medal of Honor Recipient, SSG David Bellavia. You can RSVP here. Hope to see you there!
WEEK AT A GLANCE Wednesday Workout, Veterans Park Clean Up, Red White and Brew Happy Hour, and Veterans Stand Down. Going to be a busy week!
ICYMI On Tuesday we had the pleasure of opening the new outdoor fitness court at Veterans Park thanks to a partnership with Lowes, the Carolina Panthers, and Mecklenburg County Parks and Recreation! Make sure to check it out!
STAT OF THE WEEK 40. That is the number of volunteers we need this week for our Park Clean Up and our Veterans Stand Down. Scroll down for details!
EVENT HIGHLIGHT This Friday we will be participating in a Veterans Stand Down to provide breakfast, supplies, screenings, and various other services to our community. If you are interested in volunteering, click here. If you or someone you know is interested in receiving support, email Randi for more information.
HOUSE AND SENATE LAWMAKERS REACH AGREEMENT TO PASS SWEEPING VETERAN SUICIDE PREVENTION BILLS House and Senate lawmakers reached a deal this week that could pave the way for both chambers to approve two sweeping measures that aim to help prevent veteran suicides.
CHARLOTTE ARMY VETERAN ON A ‘MISSION,’ SET TO HELP IN HURRICANE SALLY RELIEF EFFORTS As Hurricane Sally continues to push towards the Gulf Coast, there is a Charlotte resident and Army veteran waiting to help those in need.
CHARLOTTE PROGRAM TO OFFER FREE DENTAL MAKEOVER TO ONE VETERAN OR ACTIVE-DUTY MILITARY PERSONNEL Doctors say when someone is missing teeth, especially a veteran or military personnel, it can really affect a person’s well-being.
VETERAN FEARS EVICTION AS HE WAITS FOR EXTENDED UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS Terry Patterson suffered a gunshot while serving his country, but now he says his government is letting him down and he's is afraid he'll lose his home because of it.
TWO SERVICE DOGS MADE AVAILABLE FOR AREA VETERANS Two lucky veterans in the Charlotte area may soon become handlers of their own service animals, thanks to SynergyLabs.

Last week, we asked if y'all wanted to get together for a socially distant version of this years' Hero Run. The results showed most people (66.7%) want to get together, with a strong preference for October 10. We'll get to work on setting it up!
What are you going to order from OMB at our Happy Hour this Thursday?
Captain Jack
Hornets Nest

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

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

Ballantyne Breakfast | Thursday, October 1 | 8:00 AM | Virtual | RSVP

Veterans Park Clean Up | Thursday, September 24 | 9:00 AM | Veterans Park | RSVP

Veterans Stand Down | Friday, September 25 | 9:00 AM | Veterans Services of the Carolinas | RSVP

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We are moving our daily lunch break to Facebook! Make sure to tune in!

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

Multiple Positions | Roof Above (Formerly Men's Shelter and Urban Ministries) | View

Multiple Positions | Sentry One | View

Multiple Positions | Pike Electric | View
CAVE NEWSLETTER Want more? The Charlotte Area Veterans Employment newsletter is for you. You can view this week's here.

Veterans Stand Down | Friday, September 25 | 9:00 AM | Veterans Services of the Carolinas | RSVP

3120 Total Services
1325 Total Veteran Served
947 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.