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Monday, November 5, 2012

CE Atrium

11—1p

                                         Veterans Week Kickoff Event: Remembrance Ceremony

            Volunteers will read the names of all Indiana service members and civilians killed in Iraq and             Afghanistan. There will also be a color guard presentation performed by IUPUI’s ROTC  department.

Executive Vice Chancellor Nasser Paydar will give the opening remarks.

9-5p

                                                                      Eyes Wide Open Exhibit

 This exhibit features a pair of combat boots for each Indiana soldier that has been killed in the Afghanistan and Iraq wars. This is a display of the human cost of the Iraq wars.

For volunteer information about helping facilitate this event, please email Kelli Cantrell, kscantre@umail.iu.edu.

If you would like to volunteer to read the names of our nation’s heroes, please email gibenefi@iupui.edu.

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Tuesday, November 6, 2012

CE Atrium

11a-1p

                                                                               Vets@IUPUI

            Come learn about, support, and get involved with IUPUI's student veterans organization.   

                                                   American Legion Post 360, University Veterans

            Come out and support or join the American Legion’s first campus- based post in the country.  Post 360 is composed of Veterans from all war eras, including OEF/ OIF.  They are a service oriented organization that recognizes the importance of education in preparing Veterans to be successful in the world. Members will be available to answer questions about the organization’s mission and how Post 360 can help you.

2p-4p

CE 050 (OVMP)

                   From Service to Cilvilian: Resume Review- sponsored by the Office of Student Employment

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Wednesday, November 7, 2012

CE Atrium

11a-1p

                                                                          Warrior Wellness Day

            This is a day for Veterans, service members, and active duty personnel to come out and learn about campus and community initiatives designed to assist in the overall well being of members from the Armed Forces. The Indy Mobile Vet Center will be on site to perform free wellness checks and provide information about health benefits available to service men and women.

                                                    Joining Forces Initiative- IU School of Medicine

            Come learn more about how the Indiana University School of Medicine united with first lady Michelle Obama's Joining Forces initiative in committing to train physicians to meet the unique health care needs of veterans and their families, including treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury.

                              Veterans’ Wellness Fund- School of Health & Rehabilitation Services

               Income from this fund will be used to support free programs for U.S. Veterans who need post-rehabilitation physical activity to sustain wellness and promote independent recovery. Current programs include a yoga program for veterans with stroke and a weekly aquatics program.

To learn more or donate please visit: http://shrs.iupui.edu/support/givingoptions.html

                                                                  Horses for Heroes

The Horses For Heroes program is directed towards Veterans and their families of any age who have been diagnosed with PTSD, TBI, Physical Injuries, various emotional and psychological challenges, or are affected by homelessness, our equine-assisted activity and therapy programs are tailored to address specific issues faced by

                                                      Indy Mobile Vet Center (Vermont St.)

These customized vehicles travel to communities to extend VA’s reach to Veterans, servicemembers and their families.  They provide confidential counseling space for outreach and remote counseling, VA enrollment capabilities, and to perform preventive care health screenings. 

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Thursday, November 8, 2012

CE 450

11a-1p

                                                    Armed Forces Appreciation Luncheon

 IUPUI would like to say “thank you” to all our military personnel and Veterans by providing a free luncheon. This event provides an opportunity to build camaraderie with other Veterans on campus and to hear the stories of Veterans on IUPUI’s campus. Both Veterans and supporters will be in attendance.

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Friday, November 9, 2012

11-1p

                                                                     Service Learning Project

            Volunteers will donate their time to a Veteran Service Organization within the community (more      details will be provided)

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Saturday, November 10, 2012

                                           Julia Carson Legacy of Love Veterans Food Drive

The Julia Carson Legacy of Love Foundation is hosting a food drive to fill a semi trailer with food and other items for the Homeless/Displaced Veterans. The Office for Veterans & Military Personnel is assisting in these efforts by collecting food and non perishables in CE 050 now through November 10th.

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Sunday, November 11, 2012

                                              Armistice Day: Healing Through the Humanities

Veterans, their families, friends and citizens will gather for conversation and artistic expression at the Indiana War Memorial in downtown Indianapolis. Steve Inskeep of NPR, Dr. Jonathan Shay, Mark Vonnegut, Christiane O’Hara of the ArtReach Foundation, retired Army art curator Renee Klish, and others join the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library for this free community event. You’ll also meet veterans who are musicians, painters, performers, writers, speakers and everyday people who use the arts to communicate about their experiences – well-known artists such as Ehren Tool and Tom Hubbard, and others who just want to give expression to their thoughts.

For more information about this event please visit: http://www.vonnegutlibrary.org/armistice-day-event-home-page/

 

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Winnie Wilson
amancil@iupui.edu

Event Site veterans.iupui.edu
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