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October 2018

Archive | October, 2018

Veterans Count is hosting the 11th Annual Salute Our Soldiers Breakfast

By | In the News

The Manchester Chapter of Veterans Count, the philanthropic arm of Easterseals Military & Veterans Services (M&VS), is holding its 11th Annual Salute Our Soldiers (SOS) Breakfast on October 24, from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. at The Manchester Downtown Hotel (formerly the Radisson). The patriotic breakfast will recognize veterans and service members in attendance, inspirational stories from Easterseals clients, guest speakers from business that support Veterans Count, and a keynote address from General (R) David Perkins.

The mission of Veterans Count is to provide critical and timely financial assistance and services when no other resource is available to veterans, service members and their families, to ensure their dignity, health and overall well-being. Veterans Count offers a hand up, not a hand out. Read More

Help at Hand for Veterans, Service Members and Their Families

By | In the News

Are you a service member, veteran, or military family member (SMVF) who needs help and doesn’t know where to go? Are you a community provider who wants to do more to help the SMVFs in our state? Are you a clinician who wants to be better informed about the physical and mental health challenges faced by our soldiers? Help with these and other questions can be found at the Ask the Question website ( Take some time to peruse the site- developed as part of DHHS’s Ask the Question outreach and awareness initiative- and find some help today!

The site’s resource page contains information and links to everything from a comprehensive resource list (excerpted below) and VA FAQs, to educational material on Stigma, BATTLEMIND, and the Invisible Wounds of War, and includes tools for community providers and clinicians who want to better serve our heroes . . . plus more! Read More

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