North Carolina News

August GWG Meeting

The Governor’s Working Group (GWG) will meet on Thursday, August 24, 2017, from 2:00-4:00pm, and will feature State Services for Veterans and their Families. This meeting will be held in the Situation Room, NC Joint Force Headquarters, 1636 Gold Star Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606. Please note that you do not have to register if you hold a military ID. However, please notify Dr. Fang so that she might add you to the registration list. Prior to the meeting, you will be […]

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The Vietnam War

Ken Burns and Lynn Novick have filmed a 10-part, 18-hour documentary series, The Vietnam War, which will premiere on Sunday, September 17 at 8:00 pm. In addition, UNC-TV will have additional screenings as listed below: August 16, 2017 – Veterans’ Engagement & Documentary Screening in Jacksonville 8:00 pm, August 28, 2017 – Documentary Screening & Recorded Panel Discussion at Battleship North Carolina in Wilmington 8:30 am, September 6, 2017 – Documentary Screening & Recorded Panel Discussion at the Richard Childress Racing Museum in […]

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An Extra Penny – A New American Musical

Military personnel receive a discount for tickets any night but the military personnel plus their family received the discount on July 29th!

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Thank you Flo Stein!

The Governor’s Working Group would like to thank Flo Stein, Deputy Director, NC Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services, as the co-founder and co-chair of this important coalition. Through her tireless efforts, she has brought together federal and state agencies, managed care organizations, nonprofits, and Veteran advocacy groups to work toward the common goal of identifying services and resources for Veterans and their families and of developing viable solutions and strategies for addressing gaps. While we […]

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July GWG Meeting

The Governor’s Working Group (GWG) will meet on Thursday, July 27, 2017, from 2:00-4:00pm, and will feature Services for Incarcerated Veterans. This meeting will be held in the Situation Room, NC Joint Force Headquarters, 1636 Gold Star Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606. Please register no later than 6:00p on Monday, July 24. Please note that you do not have to register if you hold a military ID. However, please notify wei.li.fang@governorsinstitute.org so that she might add you to the registration list. […]

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June GWG Meeting

The Governor’s Working Group (GWG) will meet on Thursday, June 22, 2017, from 2:00-4:00pm, and will feature Hospice and End-of-Life Decisions. This meeting will be held in the Situation Room, NC Joint Force Headquarters, 1636 Gold Star Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606. Please register no later than 6:00p on Monday, June 19. Please note that you do not have to register if you hold a military ID. However, please notify wei.li.fang@governorsinstitute.org so that she might add you to the registration list. For […]

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May GWG Meeting

The Governor’s Working Group (GWG) will meet on Thursday, May 25, 2017, from 2:00-4:00pm, and will feature Opioids and Pain Management. One of our special guests will be Attorney General Josh Stein. This meeting will be held in the Situation Room, Emergency Management, NC Joint Force Headquarters, 1636 Gold Star Drive, Raleigh, NC  27606.  Please register no later than 6:00p on Monday, May 22. Please note that you do not have to register if you hold a military ID. However, please […]

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April GWG Meeting

The Governor’s Working Group (GWG) will meet on Thursday, April 27, 2017, from 2:00-4:00pm, and will feature The State of Veteran Entrepreneurship in North Carolina. NCVetBiz, and partner organizations, will lead a discussion centered on identifying the importance of the Veteran Owned and Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business community to North Carolina’s economy. The discussion will focus on highlighting the benefits derived from supporting our veteran-owned business community, as well as providing an overview of current challenges, barriers to entry, and […]

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NC STRIVE Regional Conferences

NC STRIVE (Student Transition Resource Initiative for Veteran’s Education) will offer three regional conferences during the spring.  Conferences will uniquely address hot topics—services and supports during matriculation; suicide prevention; federal, state, and community resources; and entrepreneurship—through keynote presenters, panels, and breakout sessions.  Administrators, faculty, and staff from 2-year and 4-year public and private colleges and universities; LME/MCOs; treatment providers; Veteran services organizations; behavioral health advocates; federal and state agencies; and others are invited to attend.  There is no conference fee, […]

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March GWG Meeting

Meeting of the Governor’s Working Group on Veterans, Service Members, and their Families March 23, 2017, 2:00 to 4:00 pm Highlight:  Veterans Treatment Courts (VTC) Situation Room of Emergency Management, Joint Forces Headquarters, 1636 Gold Star Drive, Raleigh 27607 Call-in number:  919-212-5747 Agenda What is TASC? And how it came to be! The Ten Key Components of Veterans Treatment Court NC Veterans Treatment Court Contact List Minutes

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