WHAT'S NEW? We need volunteers to help us with a service project in Thompson Park on Thursday morning. We will be cleaning up the park, learning about the Veterans memorial, and placing flags surrounding the monument. You can sign up here.
WEEK AT A GLANCE Join us for our weekly Wednesday Workout and our virtual monthly Ballantyne Breakfast happening this Thursday! We also have a volunteer park clean up project on Thursday. Scroll down for details on all of these events and more.
ICYMI You can enter to win $500 by posting a video wishing everyone a happy Veterans Day on social media, tagging VBH, and registering for our Veterans Day event. It's that easy!
STAT OF THE WEEK $21,427. That is the total value of our silent auction items up for bid as a part of our Veterans Day event.
EVENT HIGHLIGHT The Carolina's Veterans Day Celebration is quickly approaching! Sign up today!
VETERANS CRISIS LINE 'REMARKABLY SUCCESSFUL' AT HANDLING INCREASE IN CALLS AT START OF PANDEMIC The coronavirus pandemic prompted an increase in calls to the national crisis hotline for veterans, but not enough to overwhelm call centers, an independent watchdog agency reported Wednesday.
CHECK-IN CALLS TO NEW VETERANS COULD BECOME A PERMANENT VA PROGRAM A new Veterans Affairs program requiring phone calls to all recently separated service members to discuss potential benefits and support services could be made into a permanent mandate for the department under plans being supported by lawmakers in the House and Senate.
VETERANS, GOLD STAR FAMILIES CAN VISIT NATIONAL PARKS FOR FREE. HERE'S WHEN IT STARTS Starting Veterans Day, Gold Star families and military veterans can enjoy free access to all U.S. national parks and public lands, federal officials announced Thursday.

Last week we asked about everyone's favorite Halloween candy. Reese's was the overwhelming favorite with 67.4% followed by M&M's with 14%, Hershey's at 9.3%, and Snickers and Kit Kats tied at 4.7%
Now that Halloween is over... When is it acceptable to start decorating for the holidays?
Right away!
After Thanksgiving
Not until December
I never took my decorations down from last year...

Wednesday Workout | Wednesday, November 4 | 6:30 AM | Veterans Park | RSVP

Ballantyne Breakfast | Thursday, November 5 | 8:00 AM | Virtual | RSVP

Open House | Monday, November 9 | 12:00 PM | Virtual | RSVP

Wednesday Workout | Wednesday, November 11 | 6:30 AM | Veterans Park | RSVP

Carolina's Veterans Day Celebration | Wednesday, November 11 | 4:30 PM | Virtual | RSVP

Park Clean Up | Thursday, November 5 | 9:00 AM | Thompson Park | RSVP

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

Business Development Representative | Sentry One | View

Software Development Engineer | Sentry One | View

Security Personnel | Harrisburg Security | Email

Multiple Positions | Wells Fargo | Link
CAVE NEWSLETTER Want more? The Charlotte Area Veterans Employment newsletter is for you. You can view this week's here.
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3532 Total Services
1481 Total Veteran Served
1068 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.