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5/14/2023 - 5/19/2023

Five days focused on serving veterans. 

This event will highlight our community partnership with Fort Cavazos and educate about available veteran resources. Each day will feature activities centered around one of five veteran focused service pillars. 

Cafe Owners

Employ

Addressing employment barriers veterans face when integrating back into the civilian sector, learning about available transitioning resources from Veteran Service Organizations (VSO's) , and employment/ trade-skills opportunities.

Employ

  • Keynote speakers

  • Transitioning soldier resources

  • Stories from local veteran business owners

Sponsor the employment pillar day 

Employ

Addressing employment barriers veterans face when integrating back into the civilian sector, learning about available transitioning resources from Veteran Service Organizations (VSO's) , and employment/ trade-skills opportunities.

Military Medal

Educate

Educate

  •  Round-table discussions

  • Virtual attendance opportunities

  • Construction activities where guests can be hands on! 

  • Keynote speakers

Support veteran resource education

Educate

Educating on being Person Centered Trauma Informed (PCTI), understanding the importance of community partnerships, and learning about additional services/resources available to veterans.

Family Portrait

Engage

Engage

 

  •  Early morning  PT session

  • Active duty soldier volunteer highlights

  • Hands-on volunteer construction effort for a local veteran

Support veteran engagement

Engage

Focusing on the importance of staying active in serving your community after serving your country. We will hear from active-duty soldiers who are active Habitat volunteers, and VSO's who partner in our volunteer efforts.

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Build

Build

  • Stories from local veteran repair clients

  • Texas Veterans Commission funding overview 

  • Hands-on home construction effort

Support veteran builds

Build

Impacting veterans through home construction and addressing housing issues for active duty and post-service veterans. We will be featuring best practices for Critical Home Repair Programs and highlighting "She Served" Women Build Events. Guests will also get to hear from grant officers of veteran home repair programs. 

Veteran Memorial Service

Honor

Honor

  • "She Served" Women Build highlights

  • Guided tour of Ft. Cavazos

  • Tour of National Mounted Warfare Foundation Museum

Support veteran builds

Honor

Honoring those who have served and who are currently serving our great nation. Participants will have an opportunity to interact with active duty and post-service veterans and experience a tour of Fort Cavazos.

Guests will immerse themselves in the novelty of military life! 

We're hyping up the novelty with early morning PT sessions, military lingo, and a guided tour of Fort Cavazos!

While many of our guests have been exposed to military cultures, a lot of our guests have not. This experience will offer insight and education for all.

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Honoring all who have served. 

This event will bring representatives from Habitat affiliates located across the U.S. who share a passion for serving veterans in their respective communities. 

Serving your community after serving your country.

We are calling local Central Texas veteran business owners to get involved with this event! Contact our office to support our effort, our veterans, and our community. 

Conference Location:
Courtyard by Marriott in Killeen 
1721 E Central Texas Expy.
Killeen, TX 

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