NCServes – Central Carolina – May 2018 Newsletter
From our director:
Greetings team! We’re looking forward to an exciting month of May, which is also national Military Appreciation Month. We have many great events taking place this month and we hope you can participate in as many as possible.
As a network, we’re making a conscious effort to improve the time is takes for providers to accept referrals in Unite Us. From February 2018 through March 2018 we improved that number, cutting down that time period by 50 percent. Your support, whether through sharing our goals and resources on social media, by word of mouth at events and so much more that we know you are all doing each and every day – you are helping us make an impact.
Thank you for your continued support. If you have any questions about the events or registration process, don’t hesitate to reach out to us.
Paul A. Berry
NCServes Central Carolina Network Director
Do your key audiences know about the NCServes Central Carolina network?
If not, help us spread the word through social media, or by listing the network on your website as a resource!
May 11: NCServes Central Carolina Community of Practice Webinar
Join the Community of Practice webinar to help us build and improve our practice of a coordinate approach to service deliver. Register here.
May 11: Triangle Get Together for Marines
Marines of every era are invited to a get together in Raleigh.
May 13: Special Concert for Vietnam Veterans
Check out this great opportunity in High Point, NC to honor Vietnam Veterans.
May 17: Biogen Military Networking Event
The USO of North Carolina is teaming up with Biogen to build a networking event for service members, military spouses, retirees and veterans.
May 21-24: Valor Games Southeast
Valor Games Southeast invites veterans and members of the Armed Forces with disabilities to the Triangle for a spirited competition of adaptive sports.
May 23: Heroes Center Benefit Concert
Proceeds from the benefit concert in High Point, NC will support housing homeless veterans attending GTCC.
May 24: North Carolina Governor’s Working Group
All providers should plug into the Governor’s Working Group on veterans, service members and their families. Those who cannot attend are invited to join the event by watching the recording on Youtube after the event.
May 30: Triad Mental Health Awareness Event
Attend an all-day training event as part of Mental Health Awareness Month hosted by Cardinal Innovations.
May 31: Healing Vets Art Exhibit
PRISC and the Art of Pamlico are cosponsoring a Healing Vets Art Exhibit in the historic Turnage Theatre in the Turnage Art Gallery.
MAY 2018 PROVIDER SPOTLIGHT
WGU North Carolina was one of the first organizations to join the NCServes Central Carolina network in 2018. Since joining the network in January as an education provider, WGU North Carolina has been an active provider attending events and tuning into meetings.
19 percent of WGU North Carolina’s students are part of a military community, as part of NCServes Central Carolina, WGU is working to connect that student population with resources offered within the network.
As a member of the NCServes Central Carolina network, WGU North Carolina is excited to be part of a group of passionate providers with one joint mission – helping the North Carolina military community succeed.
Learn more about our network of providers like WGU at raleigh.americaserves.org
Our NCServes Central Carolina staff and providers had a busy month supporting veterans and their families at events throughout the region.
One of the highlights included attending the 2018 Women MilVets Summit & Expo hosted by the North Carolina Department of Military and Veteran Affairs.
We spread the word about the resources that NCServes Central Carolina offers to women veterans in attendance, and even met with some organizations that may join us as network providers in the near future.