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Eagle’s Healing Nest – Adopt a Room

The Women’s Veterans Initiative (WVI) has a unique opportunity to participate in a historical restoration and provide women veterans a place to heal with honor. Cottage #4 at the Anoka Healing Nest is being renovated and volunteers are needed. WVI has been selected to “adopt” two rooms. There are many ways to volunteer, and you […]


In GROUNDED, a hotshot fighter pilot finds her career in the sky interrupted by an unplanned pregnancy. Reassigned to a “desk job,” she fights a war by day, and then returns to her family and her daughter’s pink ponies by night. As she operates drones in Afghanistan remotely from a windowless trailer outside of Las […]

Month of the Military Child 2018

Month of the Military Child is coming up in April when Governor Dayton will officially declare the entire month to recognizing military connected youth. The Mall of America is hosting an fabulous event for the military youth of MN to come together and be recognized. There will be several things happening for them and their […]

Cinch World’s Toughest Rodeo

 The Xcel Energy Center is pleased to share a very special offer to the upcoming Cinch World’s Toughest Rodeo on Friday, January 5, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. Save up to $23 per ticket when ordering on-line at or via the attached form.  The World’s Toughest Rodeo showcases champion cowboys competing in bareback riding, saddle […]

Veterans Recognition Event is November 12

The Burnsville AmericInn Lodge and Suites, 14331 Nicollet Court, is recognizing Veterans Day 2017 by offering a complimentary night stay for veterans and their significant other on Sunday, Nov. 12. The hotel will provide an evening meal, to include a welcome celebration and hot buffet breakfast on Monday morning. There is NO CHARGE to the […]


Here is a call for volunteers to help this veteran. Info is below.

Last weekend the Farmington Yellow Ribbon Network and Endless Options Contracting of Farmington joined together to rebuild a deck for a veteran in Hampton. Last weekend we torn down the deck and today we began the rebuild. Thank you for the volunteers that showed up to help. We do need many more volunteers for next […]

Operation Open Wide – Free Dental Treatment for Veterans

Shamblott Family Dentistry, a Minneapolis-area family dental office owned by Dr. Scott Shamblott, D.D.S., has created an event to lend a hand to honor area veterans. This year another dental practice, Parkside Dental in Minneapolis, has also offered free services to veterans! Free dental services will be provided to approximately 20 veterans in need of […]

April is Month of the Military Child

April is Month of the Military Child Military connected youth can: Participate in the Military Pride Theme Art Contest Receive a recognition letter from Gov. Mark Dayton Submit a poem to Sen. Al Franken’s poetry contest Get registered for free Timberwolves games in April Submit a photo for prizes that express what it means to […]

Together – Serving Those Who Serve

The Military Mental Health Initiative’s 3rd Annual Conference, “Together -Serving Those Who Serve ‘The Journey from Trauma to Recovery’” is April 27 – 28,  at the 133rd Airlift Wing, St. Paul. CONFERENCE DETAILS: Location: 133rd Airlift Wing; 631 Minuteman Dr.; St. Paul, MN 55111 Cost: $75 for One day/$125 for Both (Limited scholarships available upon […]

Paid Opportunity: Serve as Community Expert

The Department of Veteran’s Affairs is looking for veterans to help understand the needs of those who are making decisions about mental health care for PTSD.  The purpose of the focus group is to gather perspectives from all kinds of Veterans as the VA shapes this important research. Veterans are eligible to participate as a Community Expert […]