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10
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9:00 am NC Practice Improvement Collabor... @ McKimmon Conference and Training Center
NC Practice Improvement Collabor... @ McKimmon Conference and Training Center
Mar 10 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
North Carolina Practice Improvement Collaborative Addressing the Needs of Our Military Families On March 10, the NC Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services, the Governor’s Institute on Substance Abuse, and the Southeast Addiction Technology Transfer Center are sponsoring an all-day Practice Improvement Collaborative conference at the McKimmon Conference and Training Center in Raleigh to highlight military families in North Carolina. To register, click here.
Mar
26
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2:00 pm March Governor’s Working Group M... @ Joint Forces Headquarters
March Governor’s Working Group M... @ Joint Forces Headquarters
Mar 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Meeting Topic: Post-Deployment Community Reintegration Registration information coming soon.
Apr
23
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2:00 pm April Governor’s Working Group M... @ Joint Forces Headquarters
April Governor’s Working Group M... @ Joint Forces Headquarters
Apr 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Meeting Topic: Education Registration information coming soon.
May
28
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2:00 pm May Governor’s Working Group Mee... @ Joint Forces Headquarters
May Governor’s Working Group Mee... @ Joint Forces Headquarters
May 28 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Meeting Topic: PTSD and other Mental Health Challenges Registration information coming soon.
Jun
25
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2:00 pm June Governor’s Working Group Me... @ Joint Forces Headquarters
June Governor’s Working Group Me... @ Joint Forces Headquarters
Jun 25 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Meeting Topic: Traumatic Brain Injury Registration information coming soon.
Jul
23
Thu
2:00 pm July Workgroup Meeting @ Joint Forces Headquarters
July Workgroup Meeting @ Joint Forces Headquarters
Jul 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Meeting Topic: Business Opportunities for Veterans Registration information coming soon.

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Governor's Working Group on Veterans Service Members, and their Families
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Meeting Update

Due to the forecast for February 25-26, NC Emergency Management will need the Situation Room that we were planning to meet in.   At this time, we will need to postpone our meeting.  We will look for another date next month and get back to you all as soon as possible with a new date.

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NC Governor’s Council on Homelessness

On February 9, Governors McCrory announced appointments to the newly formed 18-member Council on Homelessness. Three members have been involved with the Governor’s Working Group—Ilario Pantano, Director, NC Division of Veterans Affairs; Angela Harper, housing specialist, NC Department of Health and Human Services; and Denise Neunaber, Director, Executive Director, NC Coalition to End Homelessness. Read more

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NC Division of Veterans Affairs Releases 2014 Annual Report

On January 29, the NC Division of Veterans Affairs released their 2014 annual report, providing a look at what the agency has accomplished in moving the State toward meeting its mission of making North Carolina the most Veteran friendly state in the country. Increases in the following areas were reported: 113% gain in the completion of Veterans’ benefit claims from 11,405 in 2013 to 24,256 in 2014; 38% growth in service locations from 13 in 2013 to 21 in 2014; […]

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Tarheel of the Week

TJ Breeden was recently honored as the Tarheel of the Week by the News and Observer. TJ is founder and executive director of eMerging Entrepreneurs, Inc. in Durham. One of his programs trains Veterans to start their own businesses. Read more

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UNC Charlotte Conference

UNC Charlotte Conference to Assist Veterans Reintegrate into their Communities On February 24, the UNC Charlotte College of Health and Human Services is hosting a conference, Boots to Books, to educate faculty. Read more

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Upcoming NC PIC Conference

Next NC Practice Improvement Collaborative Conference to Highlight the Behavioral Health of Military Families On March 10, the NC Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services, the Governor’s Institute on Substance Abuse, and the Southeast Addiction Technology Transfer Center are sponsoring an all-day Practice Improvement Collaborative conference to highlight behavioral health best practices for military families in North Carolina. Speakers will include Diane Coffill, Director, Families Program, North Carolina National Guard; Steven L. Sayers, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, […]

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Troops to Teachers Program

Recently the Troops to Teachers (TTT) Program made local news when it described teaching as a possible career for Veterans. The NC Department of Public Instruction is responsible for the implementation of this program in NC. Additional information about this US Department of Defense-funded program can be found here. Read more

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Average Spending Per Veteran in North Carolina

On January 13, NPR featured a story on how counties vary in terms of benefits spending for veterans. Where a veteran lives may affect how much money is spent on benefits, including health care. Whereas the national average is $6,088, the average spending per veteran is greater in the NC counties in which the VA Medical Centers are located. In terms of medical spending, NC falls below the national average ($8,731 vs. $9,840). Of the four counties where VA Medical […]

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Jan 14 Meeting Postponed

All, Due to the forecast for icy conditions tomorrow, NC Emergency Management will need the Situation Room that we were planning to meet in.   At this time, we will need to postpone our meeting.  We will look for another date next month and get back to you all as soon as possible with a new date. Best wishes Bruce Sprecher

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Top 10 Colleges for Vets

Top 10 Colleges and Universities for Veterans in North Carolina College Factual reviews colleges and universities and publishes the list online in order to help veterans and active duty service members identify schools that are likely to be supportive of them and their unique needs. It recently announced the top 10 colleges/universities for Veterans in the State. Fayetteville State University Campbell University University of North Carolina at Wilmington University of North Carolina at Pembroke Methodist University East Carolina University North […]

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