The energy in the room was inspiring as 11 veteran and veteran spouse entrepreneurs took the stage to be honored as Champions of Change on August 27. Invited to the White House to be honored for their extraordinary achievements, these “Champions” are community leaders who empower veterans and give back to the veteran community. For more information about starting a veteran owned business click here.
UPS is proud to be one of the nation's largest employers of military reservists and veterans of the United States Armed Forces. Some come to utilize their experiences as drivers; officers; logisticians or pilots. Others enhance their "day jobs" with crucial skills they developed on assignment; such as leadership; respect and strategic planning.As a reservist or veteran with unrivaled commitment, character and integrity, you can utilize your greatest abilities to transition into a promising career that best suits you. Click on these links to see available UPS jobs in the following areas: Air Operations, Customer Solutions,Drivers, Information Systems, Mechanics, Package Handlers, Sales, Supervisors. More information here.
August 2014 Hiring Event Poster
The VA moves to Streamline Identification of Rural Land Areas in order to more accurately identify and serve rural Veterans. The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is improving the method it uses to define urban, rural and highly rural land areas. Read the VA news release.
The VFW Auxiliary is providing a lunch for the Edmonds Community College Student Veterans their first week of school. Information about the event is as follows:
Date: Wednesday, September 24th
Time : 11 am -1 pm
Place: Edmonds Community College Veterans'Center, Second Floor, Lynnwood Hall
For more information, contact Myra Rintamaki
The next meeting is scheduled for 09/08/2014 at 6:30 pm. Come early or stay after to socialize with other members. Minutes from previous meetings are located here at the bottom of the page (please note that you may have to scroll down). If you need transportation to a meeting or other assistance, please let us know by email or by calling 425-776-5490 -- leave a message and someone will get back to you.
Washington's Hunter Education Course
Sponsored by American Legion Post 234 Mountlake Terrace
22909 - 56th Ave W, Mountlake Terrace, WA | Phone: 425-775-1539
SAVE THE DATES: August 18th through August 21st | 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Open to the public, but please RSVP.
Anyone born after January 1, 1972 must take this course to obtain a hunting license. Course covers gun safety, general hunting regulations, survival, wildlife conservation, sportsmanship and other gun safety information.
American Legion post will have hamburgers, hot dogs, pop and chips available before class and during break time for purchase as a reasonable donation.
To RSVP for this course, please contact John Zambrano. For any other information, call George or Toni Wells at 425-775-1539
Check out the article published in the Everett Herald on Monday, 4 August 2014.
Notice that the article included attribution to…. “Bervell was sponsored by Mountlake Terrace American Legion Post 234.”
This kid is smart, articulate, motivated, and personable. He’s headed to an Ivy League school next year …. and will be a future leader and innovator. I am so happy and pleased that we were his sponsoring Post…Remember his name: he is on to bigger and better things in life.
John Crawford …. AMERICAN LEGION
Post 234 Chairman – Evergreen Boys State
Thanks to William Benson for providing this update on H.R. 3230 Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014.
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