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PostSubject: VA Upcoming Events   Tue Oct 05, 2010 8:59 am

By: Dan Meyer

The office hours for the Big Stone County Veterans Service Office are 7:30 am – 4:00 pm Monday through Friday. My office phone number is (320) 839-6398.

Upcoming Events.

Project New Hope Retreat from 15 – 17 October.

Camp New Hope is located in McGregor, Minnesota. The camp is nestled in the heart of the Savanna State Forest. The pristine 40 acre site overlooks beautiful, scenic Glacier Lake and has a quarter mile of lake shore with beautiful private walking trails and a wide range of recreation options. Contact Jen Billington at (218) 851-5839 or by e-mal at info@projectnewhope.net. You can also visit, http://projectnewhope.net.

Veterans Entrepreneur Seminars on 13, 20 & 27 October.

OIF and OEF veterans are invited to attend an upcoming “How to Start a Small Business Seminar.” Attendees will hear from experts in the field, learn from experienced veteran business owners, learn about multiple entrepreneurial programs and resources, network with fellow entrepreneurs, and link up with an experienced mentor. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the seminars run until 1 p.m. For details on locations and registration, visit www.Beyond the YellowRibbon.org.

WWII History Roundtable on 28 October.

Emerson Wiles III, author of “Forgotten Raiders,” will discuss his experiences locating and identifying the remains of United States Marines from the 2nd Marine Battalion, who were left behind after the attack of Makin Island in 1942 and executed by the Japanese.

Representatives from MIA Hunters will talk about recent expeditions to New Guinea. The WWII History Roundtable will be held at Historic Fort Snelling, 200 Tower Ave, St. Paul, MN 55111. For information, call (612) 726-1171.

Until next week, take care and “Fair Winds And Following Seas!”
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