Items Tagged with 'veterans'

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Staffing agency hosting workshop on hiring veterans

March 4, 2019
A local staffing firm is producing a workshop to train other companies in best practices for veteran hiring. Read More

Workforce agency hosting Veterans Week events

November 9, 2018
In recognition of Veterans Day, a local workforce development agency will host a series of free and discounted events for veterans. Read More

College launches startup lab for veterans

June 12, 2018
A local college has established a new entrepreneurial program for veterans. Read More

College earns $1.3M grant to assist veterans

November 23, 2017
A local college will use a $1.3-million grant to establish a program for military veterans. Read More

Law offers business opportunity to service-disabled veterans

May 27, 2016
To be as successful in business as they were in the military, Michigan veterans should take advantage of federal, state and local laws that provide "procurement preferences" for service-disabled veterans. Read More

Homelessness still an issue statewide despite improvements

Nearly 100,000 people in the state were classified as homeless in 2014.

October 23, 2015
LANSING — The coming winter and dropping temperatures are a great concern for people without a place to live. Read More

More rent help for homeless veterans

The federal HUD and V.A. kicked in another $138,272 for use in Kent County.

April 24, 2015
Michigan’s two Democratic U.S. Senators have announced a federal allocation of $235,635 in West Michigan to provide assistance to help end veteran homelessness. Read More

Street Talk: Saalfeld rebuts Talen on veterans millage

Mr. Manufacturing.

June 20, 2014
Last week, Street Talk reported that Kent County Commissioner Jim Talen thinks it wasn’t necessary to put a proposal on the November general election ballot for a dedicated millage to increase services for military veterans. Read More

Neurofeedback treats veterans with PTSD

Some West Michigan practitioners already offer the service.

May 23, 2014
Veterans can use their brainwaves to play a video game to alleviate PTSD symptoms through a treatment program offered at no cost for up to 20 sessions. Read More

Kent County to consider veterans’ services millage

Other counties spend more than Kent, which has the fourth-largest number of veterans.

May 16, 2014
The Kent County Board of Commissioners Millage Subcommittee has sent a proposal for a dedicated county millage for veterans’ services to the county Finance and Physical Resources Committee, which meets this week. Read More