WHAT'S NEW? Did you know that you can download an app to make checking into our events even easier? Just search "Galaxy Digital" on your iPhone or Android and download the one labeled "Volunteer Get Connected"!
WEEK AT A GLANCE This week we have the Wednesday Workout, our first Veterans Lunch of the year, and one special event - Bazemore Studios is offering free headshots to 10 veterans!
ICYMI Amidst the pandemic, we are still hosting most of our regular events virtually! Make sure to check the calendar to see what's happening.
STAT OF THE WEEK 600. The number of VBH hours volunteered to serve our community in 2020!
EVENT HIGHLIGHT Wednesday is our monthly Veterans Lunch (formerly called Uptown Lunch). This month's lunch will be the State of VBH Adress, updating you on all things Veterans Bridge Home!
FORMER DEFENSE SECRETARIES MATTIS, ESPER DECRY ATTACK ON THE CAPITOL AND TRUMP'S RHETORIC Former Defense Secretaries Jim Mattis and Mark Esper both condemned both Wednesday’s attack on the Capitol building by rioters and President Donald Trump for his role in the violence. READ MORE
OFFICER KILLED IN CAPITOL ATTACK WAS AN AIR NATIONAL GUARD VET The Capitol Police officer killed in the violent attack on the U.S. Capitol by pro-Trump rioters on Wednesday was an Air National Guard veteran with multiple overseas deployments, military officials confirmed on Friday. READ MORE
'I EXPECTED THIS AS A MARINE IN IRAQ:' VETERANS IN CONGRESS VOICE RAGE AFTER MOB STORMS CAPITOL Veterans in Congress from both sides of the aisle called the mob that took over the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday "domestic terrorism" and blamed President Donald Trump for promoting it. READ MORE
CAPITOL RIOTING: REP. CRENSHAW BLASTS FELLOW REPUBLICANS FOR 'LYING' TO TRUMP SUPPORTERS Voters were "lied to" leading up to the riots that engulfed the Capitol in chaos and resulted in at least four deaths, Rep. Dan Crenshaw told Fox News on Thursday. READ MORE
SWEEPING VETERANS BILL BECOMES LAW, IMPACTING 'EVERY CORNER' OF THE COMMUNITY President Donald Trump signed a sweeping legislative package Tuesday that aims to help veterans facing a variety of challenges, including homelessness, access to care for women and Native Americans, toxic exposure and the coronavirus. READ MORE
Last week we asked what your new year's resolutions were and the results are in! 21% said they wanted to "get organized", "save money" and "attend more VBH events" both had 25%, and the most popular resolution was "leading a healthier lifestyle" with 28%! Best of luck to everyone in 2021!
Who would you like to hear from at our monthly Veteran Lunch?
Sports Personalities
Military Guests
Local Celebrities
VBH Staff

Wednesday Workout | Wednesday, January 13 | 6:30 AM | Veterans Park | RSVP

Free Professional Headshots | January 13 | 11:00 AM | RSVP

Veteran Lunch | Wednesday, January 13 | 11:45 AM | Virtual | RSVP

Wednesday Workout | Wednesday, January 20 | 6:30 AM | Veterans Park | RSVP

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Tune in on Facebook Live every weekday at noon for the VBH Lunch Break!

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

Numerous Openings | Pike | Search - select "jobs"

Route Sales Representative | Frito Lay | Monroe | Albemarle | Kings Mtn.

Supply Chain Talent Acquisition Temporary Employee | Lowe's | View

Logistic Sales Consultant | Bulk Container Group | View

Tech Positions | Synchrony | LINK

Associate Aircraft Mechanic | Duke Energy | View


Free Professional Headshots | January 13 | 11:00 AM | RSVP

Patriots Path Class | January 25-29 | 9:00 AM | RSVP

NC4ME Hiring Event | January 27 | RSVP

Patriots Path Class (Female Vets Only) | February 8-12 | 9:00 AM | RSVP

Patriots Path Class | February 22-26 | 9:00 AM | RSVP
EMPLOYMENT NEWSLETTER Want more? The Charlotte Area Veterans Employment newsletter is for you. You can view this week's here.

101 Total Services
26 Total Veteran Served
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.