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Posted inGovernment, Local news

Governor awards $10 million to veterans programs

MADISON – Gov. Tony Evers on Wednesday announced the awarding of $10 million in federal dollars that will benefit a variety of Wisconsin veterans programs. The investments are based on recommendations made last month by the governor’s Blue Ribbon Commission on Veteran Opportunity. Veterans programs to receive funding The veterans programs, to be funded through […]

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Feds Axe Homeless Veterans Program In Union Grove, King

Due to cuts in the federal housing program, the Veterans Housing and Recovery Program at King and Union Grove are slated to close down in 2018. Established in 1994, the Housing and Urban Development program serves homeless veterans and veterans at risk of becoming homeless by offering them job training, education, counseling and rehabilitation services. Veteran […]

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Veteran Village Receives Preliminary Nod

The James A. Peterson Veteran Village project received a unanimous approval from the Racine Plan Commission at a meeting held Wednesday night. Officials with the Veterans Outreach of Wisconsin plan to house the James A. Peterson Veteran Village, a community center and food pantry at 1624 Yout St. The group hopes to close on the […]

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Tiny Homes For Homeless Veterans Organizers Secures Site

The Veterans Outreach of Wisconsin plans to house the James A. Peterson Veteran Village, community center and food pantry at 1624 Yout St. The property will also be home to 15 formerly homeless veterans, who will live in tiny homes and receive support services. Veterans Outreach feeds hundreds of area veterans each year through their […]

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Veterans Outreach Raising Money to Build Tiny Homes

Veterans Outreach of Wisconsin is raising money to build tiny houses for homeless veterans, and one is already underway. Tiny homes are catching on in communities across the country as a viable solution for homelessness in general and for homeless veterans in particular. Veterans Outreach thinks tiny homes could work here, too, and they’re using […]

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Rock For Vets Set For April 18

The Veterans of America Motorcycle Club and Veterans Outreach of Wisconsin will host Rock for Vets, a rock concert featuring eight bands, to help raise money for homeless veterans. The concert, which will be held April 18, is a fundraiser for the Veterans Outreach of Wisconsin, a group that helps homeless veterans by furnishing their homes […]

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