CITY OF CHICAGO
CHICAGO OFFICE OF VETERAN AFFAIRS
The City of Chicago's Veterans Resource Office is a one stop clearing house designed to provide assistance for better living and health services to veterans of the United States armed forces and their surviving spouses. Visit the website here.
VETERAN OF THE MONTH
March 2016: Robert Gonzalez
Robert Gonzalez is the Chicago Park District veteran of the month for March 2016. Learn more about Robert.
Operation: Ruck 22
22k Ruck March on Chicago Lakefront Trail
May 27, 2016, 0930-1900
South Shore Cultural Center
Registraion is FREE for veterans, active duty and supporters.
(1) Create and account with the Chicago Park District HERE
(2) Contact Chicago Park District staff to complete registration
Maribel Mejia, 312.745.2062 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Adam Tirres, 312.745.1958 or email@example.com
Hosted by the Chicago Park District and the Ropad Home Program at Rush. Supported by the Jesse Brown VA.
Download the FLYER
World Sport Chicago helps wounded veterans stay active with the Valor Games Midwest,
a competion designed for wounded veterans.
Our Maribel Meija was interviewed on NBC 5, watch the clip here.
Veterans Resource Fair
Left to right:
Will Schmutz, Director, Counsel of Veteran Affairs;
John Daley, Cook County Board of Commissioners;
Modie Lavin, Program Facilitator for Veterans, Chicago Park District;
Joe Bazil, Outreach Coordinator, Jesse Brown VA;
Corey Parr (back row). Program Facilitator, Chicago Park District
IN THE NEWS
The Chicago Park District offers a discount to military families (Oct. 2014)
Valor Games Midwest on CBS Radio Chicago (Aug. 2014)
Veterans programs on Chicago @ Play TV show (Feb. 2014)
Modie Lavin Receives Certificate of Appreciation from Jesse Brown VA Medical Center in Chicago (Aug. 2014) - see below
Jesse Brown VA Medical Center in Chicago awards Modie Lavin with certificate of appreciation for her commitment and dedication to the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center and the Veterans serverd. Congratulations Modie!
Left to right:
Erin Rule-Miller, Manager of Recreation Therapy & Wellness, Jesse Brown VA;
Modie Lavin, Chicago Park District;
Joe Bazil, Director of Outreach, Jesse Brown VA;
Valerie Creedon, Director of OEF/OIF (Afghanistan and Iraq) veterans, Jesse Brown VA