Frederick Veteran Support Network

Meetings held at the Mental Health Association of Frederick County, 226 S. Jefferson Street, Frederick, MD

Co-Chairs: Julie Riggs | jriggs@every-mind.org & Melissa Barber, Director, Maryland’s Commitment to Veterans | melissa.barber@maryland.gov.

Next Meeting: Tuesday, October 22, 2019 9:00am-10:30am

    • Presentation: Veterans Moving Forward
      • Speaker: Gregory Sipple
    • Presentation: Veteran Video Game Streaming Website
      • Speaker: Jonathan Alfaro, USMC Veteran

2019 Meeting Schedule 

  • Tuesday, January 22, 2019 9:00am-10:30am
  • Tuesday, February 26, 2019 9:00am-10:30am
  • Tuesday, March 26, 2019 9:00am-10:30am
  • Tuesday, April 23, 2019 9:00am-10:30am
  • Tuesday, May 28, 2019 9:00am-10:30am
  • Tuesday, June 25, 2019 9:00am-10:30am
    • Presentation: US Department of Agriculture’s Veteran Farming Programs
      • Speaker: Bill Ashton, Military Veterans Agricultural Liaison, Office of Partnerships & Public Engagement
    • Presentation: Goodwill’s Plans for a Veteran Services Program, a one-stop veterans’ services center
      • Speaker: Ramenta Cottrell, Director of Workforce Development, Goodwill Industries of Monocacy Valley, Inc. 
  • Tuesday, July 23, 2019 NO MEETING THIS MONTH – SUMMER RECESS
  • Tuesday, August 27, 2019 9:00am-10:30am
    • Presentation: The New VA Mission Act
      • Speaker: Lauren Winebrenner, Public Affairs Specialist Outreach Program Coordinator, Martinsburg VA Medical Center
    • Presentation: Delaplaine Arts Center
      • Speaker: Sydney Dexter   
    • Presentation: Empower MD – No Cost Energy Saving Product Program
      • Speaker:Roger Munro, EnerbyCheckUpsMD 
  • Tuesday, September 24, 2019 9:00am-10:30am
    • Presentation: Homeless Persons Representation Project
      • Speaker: Swapna Yeluri, Director Pro Bono Programs
    • Presentation: Thrive USA Home Care
      • Speaker: Danny Rodriguez, Director of Operations
  • Tuesday, October 22, 2019:00am-10:30am
    • Presentation: Veterans Moving Forward
      • Speaker: Gregory Sipple
      • Presentation: Veteran Video Game Streaming Website
        • Speaker: Jonathan Alfaro, USMC Veteran
  • Tuesday, November 26, 2019 9:00am-10:30am
  • December 2019 Meeting date TBD