Upcoming Events

Reoccurring Events

UPCOMING EVENTS Veteran & Servicemember Resource Event: Jul. 17, 2022 at 12-3:30 p.m.
Franklin Rogers Park
601 Reed Street
Mankato, MN

Join MACV, MDVA, and local Veteran Service Officers for a day of fun with your family at the Ballpark. Family fun includes games and a meet-and-greet with Muttnick. Free services available include: public benefits, employment assistance, VA benefits, legal assistance, clothing, housing assistance, and other local resources. Everyone who attends the event will receive a free ticket to the MoonDogs game that day at 5:05 p.m.


The Wall That Heals: Jul. 28-31
Winstock Festival Grounds
3233 230th Street
Winsted, MN

The Wall That Heals is a 3/4 scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, along with a mobile Education Center. The Wall officially opens to the public on July 28th and is open 24 hours/day until Sunday, July 31st at 2:00 p.m. The Wall That Heals honors the more than three million Americans who served in the U.S. Armed forces in the Vietnam War and it bears the names of the 58,281 men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice in Vietnam.

Volunteers interested in helping can contact Jeff Sterner by email here or phone here. Volunteer shifts can also be signed up for by visiting www.winsted.mn.us


22 and 2 No More Benefit Ride: Jul. 31, 2022 at 9:00 a.m.
St. Paul Harley Davidson
2899 Hudson Blvd. North
Saint Paul, MN 

Join St. Paul Harley Davidson and Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (MACV) for this awareness event and help raise funds for MACV to end Veteran homelessness. 


Disabled Veteran Deer Hunt: Oct. 4-6, 2022 (Registration due Aug. 20, 2022)

Camp Ripley
15000 MN-115
Little Falls, MN

Disabled and recently deployed Veterans are brought together for a couple days at deer camp. Free meals and lodging are provided by sponsors. Registration form is due by August 20, 2022.

For more information, please visit here


Veterans & Spouses R&R Getaway: Sep. 30 - Oct. 2, 2022 (Registration due Aug. 26, 2022)
6150 Camp Fish Rd NW
Walker, MN 56484

Camp Bliss welcomes veterans and their spouses for an amazing weekend of healing, relaxation, and learning. Cost is $75 per person for the weekend and includes lodging and meals. Registration form is due by Friday, August 26, 2022.

For more information, please visit here.


Male Veterans R&R Getaway: Oct. 21-23, 2022 (Registration due Sep. 16, 2022)
6150 Camp Fish Rd NW
Walker, MN 56484

Camp Bliss appreciates the men who have served our country. Join them to relax, reflect, rejuvenate and connect with other veterans. Cost is $75 per person for the weekend and includes lodging and meals. Registration form is due by Friday, September 16, 2022).

For more information, please visit here.


Female Warriors Getaway: Nov. 11-13, 2022 (Registration due Oct. 7, 2022)

6150 Camp Fish Rd NW
Walker, MN 56484

Camp Bliss appreciates the women who have served our country. Join them to relax, reflect, rejuvenate and connect with other female Veterans. Cost is $75 per person for the weekend and includes lodging and meals. Registration form is due by Friday, October 7, 2022.

For more information, please visit here.


REOCCURRING EVENTS

St Cloud VA Medical Center Caregiver Support Group: (Every 1st Wednesday of the Month) Jul. 6, Aug. 3 & Sep. 7 at 12:00-12:30 p.m.
Virtual

Join the St Cloud VA Caregiver Support Program for 30 minutes to focus on YOU through relaxation, stress management and skill-building. Learn and practice skills like mindfulness, journaling, breathing exercise, affirmations, and more. Attend online at https://tinyurl.com/AMomentForYou or by calling 404-397-1596 (access code 2765 931 7546).


Dementia Support Group:  (Every 2nd Thursday of the Month) Jul. 14 , Aug. 11 & Sep 8 at 3:30 p.m.
Peace Lutheran Church
400 SW Franklin Street
Hutchinson, MN

Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota Caregiver Support & Respite Services is providing a support group for individuals who are caring for older adults with a chronic illness. Groups also provide participants with access to information, training, and tools in a supportive and trusting environment.  To register, please call: 320-221-3747 or email: Barbara.Alsleben@lssmn.org.

For more information, please click here.


St Cloud VA Medical Center Coffee Talks:
(Every 2nd Friday of the Month) Jul. 8, Aug. 12 & Sep. 9 at 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Virtual & In-Person
St Cloud VA Medical Center - Bldg. 29, Room 20E
4801 Veterans Drive
St Cloud, MN

Topics covered at these monthly meetings include enrollment for health care, VA health care benefits, using VA health services, VA wellness programs, and getting started on your Whole Health journey. To enroll for the in-person meeting, please call 320-252-1670 extension 7271. To attend virtually, please call 1-833-558-0712 or visit the website at tinyurl.com/svh2ymwr


Support Group:
 (Every 3rd Tuesday of the Month) Jun. 21, Jul 19 & Aug. 16 at 10:30 a.m.

Christ the King Lutheran Church
1040 S Grade Road SW
Hutchinson, MN

Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota Caregiver Support & Respite Services is providing a support group for individuals who are caring for older adults with a chronic illness. Groups also provide participants with access to information, training, and tools in a supportive and trusting environment.  To register please call: 320-221-3747 or email: Barbara.Alsleben@lssmn.org.

For more information, please click here.


St Cloud VA Medical Center Women Veterans Educational Series: (Every 4th Wednesday of the Month) Jul. 27, Aug 24, Sep. 28, & Oct. 26 from 1-2:00 p.m.
Virtual 

Women Veterans served by the St. Cloud VA are invited to join them for a wide range of classes. See class schedule for each month's topic. Join online at https://tinyurl.com/52rrcxtm or by phone 872-701-0185 (Access code 226 001 995#). 

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