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Fair Wisconsin Veterans Day Luncheon

Type: * Fundraiser * Social This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Fair Wisconsin Education Fund is hosting its second Veterans Day luncheon on Thursday, November 9 from 11:30am to 1:00pm. The event will take place at the…

Fair Wisconsin Education Fund luncheon to celebrate LGBT Veterans

Type: * Fundraiser * Social This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Please join Fair Wisconsin Education Fund as we honor our veterans and celebrate 2016’s historic advances toward equality for LGBT veterans and service members. The event…

New initiative to help Military Veterans and their families from Project Home

What: Project Home’s Serving Those Who Served Program is a new initiative to make health and safety related home repairs, accessibility modifications and energy upgrades to the homes of low-to-moderate income veterans and their families. Our STWS program would identify income-eligible home owners, who served in the military, and utilize…

MMoCA Awarded for High Rate of Hiring Veterans

MADISON, WI – The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art (MMoCA) was recognized by the Veterans Administration Hospital, Middleton, with an award for ensuring veterans success in employment and rehabilitation. More than 25% of MMoCA’s public operations staff are veterans of the U.S. Military. “We look for opportunities to support and…

Forty years later, gay veteran finally gets an honorable disarcharge

Madison, WI: On February 2, 2015, Edgewood College history department chair Jay Hatheway’s 40 year struggle to have his “other than honorable discharge” from the military for being gay was finally vindicated, with a ruling that it will be overturned by the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army.  In the…