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Celebrating our nation’s heroes and hidden heroes this November purpose

Nov. 15, 2019 2:58 pm

Celebrating our nation’s heroes and hidden heroes this November

While three out of five veterans use the VA Healthcare system for their healthcare, assistance with their everyday needs fall squarely on the shoulders of a caregiver, says guest columnist Yocasta Lora.
Thank you for your service purpose

Nov. 7, 2019 12:35 pm

Thank you for your service

According to a recent report, some 59% of employers say that veterans perform their jobs better than their non-veteran peers, but organizations sometimes hesitate to hire them. Guest columnist Pete Freudenberger takes a look at the reasons why you should.
11 free trainings and webinars taking place in August purpose

Aug. 1, 2019 8:00 am

11 free trainings and webinars taking place in August

Deepen your knowledge base, stoke your passions, maybe even learn how to save a life.
In Callowhill, a place where women veterans can find services and fellowship purpose

Feb. 19, 2018 8:05 am

In Callowhill, a place where women veterans can find services and fellowship

The Women Veterans Center, operated by the Veteran Multi-Services Center, serves a crucial need in Philadelphia.
How to hire nontraditional workers method

Nov. 2, 2017 12:55 pm

How to hire nontraditional workers

Such as returning citizens, veterans and people who live in the neighborhood where your business resides (hey there, Temple) — and other lessons from a recent Chamber of Commerce panel on economic development.
It’s Warrior Writers’ 10th anniversary. Celebrate by listening to this veteran’s emotional poem people

Feb. 21, 2017 3:46 pm

It’s Warrior Writers’ 10th anniversary. Celebrate by listening to this veteran’s emotional poem

Watch writer and workshop facilitator Toni Topps share her poem, "The Cost of Freedom," on this episode of "Around the Corner."
Here’s why Bunker Labs PHL serves local veteran entrepreneurs like Sylvester Mobley purpose

Aug. 30, 2016 3:04 pm

Here’s why Bunker Labs PHL serves local veteran entrepreneurs like Sylvester Mobley

The incubator supports vets growing their own enterprises. As the Coded By Kids founder puts it, there's a certain sense of community that comes from working alongside people who've been through what you’ve been through.
1,000 veterans have a home because of PhillyVetsHome results

Jul. 15, 2015 10:00 am

1,000 veterans have a home because of PhillyVetsHome

The City launched the initiative to end veteran homelessness in August 2013
News Links: Promise Zone Initiative Waiting on Tax Breaks, Mapping Project Shows Philadelphia Pre-K Needs, A ShopRite in North Philly results

Jan. 17, 2014 2:17 pm

News Links: Promise Zone Initiative Waiting on Tax Breaks, Mapping Project Shows Philadelphia Pre-K Needs, A ShopRite in North Philly

Promise Zone Initiative Waiting on Tax BreaksA large segment of West Philadelphia was chosen as one of five Promise Zones designated by a federal community development program.[Plan Philly] Mapping Project Shows Philadelphia Pre-K Needs, Prompts FundingDelaware Valley Association for the Education of Young Children was awarded $1 million in funding after presenting City Council with […]

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