Connecting Vets To Resources Set To Open In 2019

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Connecting Vets to Resources is set to open its doors at 3210 4th Ave. in 2019. 

Stacy Kehoe held a clothing drive in September through the support of the VFW Post 4848 on Amnicola Highway.  Ms. Kehoe said, “I contacted the post commander, William Robinson, with the idea of conducting a clothing drive for our veterans in need.  I have had several phone calls from various people wanting to donate their coats plus business-styled attire for future job interviews, and in general, nice clothing to me for wide distribution. In connecting with Mr. Robinson, we were able to hold the donations there until a central location could be established. “    

Several organizations have already made contact with Ms. Kehoe and have received some generous, clothing donations.

"It is with great pleasure for Connecting Vet to Resource to pause and reflect on the dedication and arduous work of Stacy Kehoe," said Vincent Spann, founder of Connecting Vets to Resources.  "Her vision for a clothing drive for homeless veterans and local citizens supporting the cause is what has led to this great achievement. 

"One of CV2R mission programs is to connect veterans to TECHFO resources, i.e., transportation, employment, clothing, housing, food and other resources.   Thanks to Ms. Kehoe, CV2R now has clothing to issue to veterans who need clothing and visit our vet center.  O

"Once we open our doors at 3210 4th Avenue, veterans will be afforded the opportunity to pick and choose from what we have on hand."


Chattanooga Kappas, Kappa Foundation Present "The Kountdown" New Year's Eve 2019

Whitfield County Holds Annual Employee Recognition Luncheon

CARTA Announces Christmas Schedule


The Chattanooga Alumni Chapter Of Kappa Alpha Psi will host its annual "The Kountdown 2019" New Year's Eve Party, which benefits Kappa Foundation of Chattanooga. The event is Monday, Dec. 31, ... (click for more)

The signs, you might say, pointed directly to Richard Rogers as Whitfield County’s Employee of the Year for 2018. For the past 23 years, Mr. Rogers has been a member of the Sign and Signal ... (click for more)

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The signs, you might say, pointed directly to Richard Rogers as Whitfield County’s Employee of the Year for 2018. For the past 23 years, Mr. Rogers has been a member of the Sign and Signal Maintenance Crew for the Public Works department. He and his co-workers have been responsible for installing and maintaining more than 20,000 signs and seven signal lights during that time. ... (click for more)

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