Veterans Day events
November 12, 2012
The public is invited to join Welcome Home Vets in celebrating the opening of their new office at 248 Mill Street in Grass Valley (Lola Montez House) on from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday.
There will be two presentations on military-related trauma at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m., with commentary by local veterans.
Light refreshments will be served.
Welcome Home Vets (WHV) is a nonprofit organization serving Nevada County veterans and their families. WHV provides psychological help for veterans with military-related trauma such as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, depression and anxiety.
WHV contracts with local providers of psychological services who are competent in both psychotherapy and military culture to provide individual, group, family and peer-based services.
WHV also provides advocacy for veterans and their families and works to increase community awareness of the problem of military-related psychological trauma and its effects on the veteran, the family and the community.
Ceremony in Grass Valley
A Veterans Day ceremony on Sunday honoring women veterans will be held at the Grass Valley Veterans Memorial Hall.
Breakfast will be served from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. with the ceremony starting at 9:45 a.m.
The Veterans Hall is located at 255 South Auburn St. in Grass Valley.
Supervisor Hank Weston is scheduled to speak.
All county offices are scheduled to be closed Monday in observance of Veterans Day.
— The Union staff