Each year, the Women Veterans’ Network (WVN) hosts a Women Veterans Conference, a free networking event for women veterans to meet each other and learn about the unique programs offered exclusively to Massachusetts’ female veterans. This year’s Conference is going to be held this Saturday, June 14th at Nichols College in Dudley, Massachusetts.
The theme of this year’s Conference is “Express Yourself!” Workshops will cater to both creative interests and crafts as well as educational and vocational training sessions, ranging from improve theater, writing, music therapy, and knitting to seminars on financial education, state benefits, and federal benefits.
The program will include:
- Free Lunch
- Free Parking
- Door Prizes
- Gift Bags
- Free Massage/Acupuncture/Reflexology
- Guest Speakers
- Over 50 exhibitors!! and more!!!
The Women Veterans’ Network was created in 1997 with the purpose of giving Massachusetts women veterans the resources they need for benefits and services, eligibility, as well as a network of female veterans that can rely on and support each other.
The Network also hosts events like the Conference throughout the year, including the annual Deborah Sampson Award and Appreciation Day, and publishes a biannual newsletter. Get involved with the Network by joining the Sisterhood, the WVN Volunteer Committee, which hosts events and social gatherings that give members a chance to meet and network, or the Speakers Bureau, which connects women veterans with opportunities to speak about their military experiences in their community.
Visit the Women Veterans website to find additional information on the Network, the Conference, resources for women veterans, and ways to get involved in the women veteran community.
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