Veterans Newsletter - September, 2021

Veterans Newsletter - September, 2021

Wow we are starting to cool down as I write this letter. We have had three veterans to go to Roudebush VA Hospital in Indianapolis, IN. I have had 13 veterans come into my office for help.

I have had 44 veterans to call my office. I will be at the American Legion Post 72 in Crawfordsville, to give support to any veteran or spouse that need it.  I will be at the Post on Sept. 9th 2021

Thursday afternoon from 1:00 pm till 4:30.

On Sept. 11th Saturday the First United Pentecostal Church will have a special event representing the 9/11 event. I will be at this event.

Here are some of the statics from 9/11 2,753 deaths at the world trade center, 184 deaths at the Pentagon, 40 deaths on United Flight 93, 420 Deaths from 9?11 linked cancers, 204 New York firefighters who have died from 9/11 related illnesses, and 241 New York police officers who have died from 9/11 related illnesses. 

Northwest Indiana Veteran Farmer Workshop and Indiana Agvets update. Purdue Extension and the Pinney-Purdue Agricultural Center, in cooperation AgrAbility and the Indiana Chapter of the Farmer

Veteran Coalition, will host an in-person workshop on September 14 for veterans who have an interest in farming and agriculture. This event will be held on Sept. 14th, from 10:00am -3:00 pm CDT

At the Pinney-Purdue Ag. Center at 11402 S. County Line Road, Wanatah, IN 46390. Planned Topics will be *Overview and tour of Pinney Purdue Agricultural Center, * Option for greenhouse and vegetable production enterprises, * Farmers market opportunities, * High-tunnel productions, * Direct marketing and Entrepreneurship,  * Farmer Veteran Coalition programs and opportunities, * Indiana AgVets Certification and Internship Program, And More. Please register at the link https://tinyurl.com/agvetspinney and if you have questions contact elsheldo@purdue.edu.