All women who have served or are currently serving in the US Armed Forces, from all branches and eras, are invited to a Salute to Women Veterans 8 a.m.–4 p.m., Saturday, June 18 at Metropolitan State, Saint Paul Campus.
Included in this free event are workshops, networking, benefits and resources, breakfast and lunch, notable speakers and a presentation of the 2016 Woman Veteran of the Year Award. Some of the workshops being held include:
- Entrepreneurship for women veterans
- VA healthcare for women
- Navigating the VA system
- Mindfulness and yoga
- Utilizing your education options
The event is sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Veteran Affairs (MDVA) Women Veterans Program, which seeks to ensure all women veterans have equitable access to federal and state benefits and services, respond to the gender specific needs of women veterans and ensure that women veterans are treated with dignity and respect.