KOOCHICHING COUNTY VETERANS SERVICE OFFICE
Duane Etienne October 7, 2021 Let's Talk About It News -- KSDM-KGHS 0
SPONSORED BY VETERANS’ LINKAGE LINE:
1-888-LINKVET (546-5838); WWW.LINKVET.ORG
MISSION: To connect Koochiching County Veterans with the federal, state, and county benefits they
- VET RELATED UPCOMING EVENTS:
a. Coffee with the Vets, October 13, 8-12, VFW Café (Comradery and Information Sharing.
Coffee and Donuts.
b. Veteran Suicide Prevention Community Meeting, Tuesday, October 19, 1800 at Backus
Community Center Auditorium
c. OKTOBERFEST, Friday, October 22 (1700 – 2359) at Union Hall, I-Falls
i. Food, Drink, Music, Raffle Prizes
- VETERAN BENEFITS
a. Disability Claims
b. Health Benefits
d. State Grants for Optical, Dental, Financial Assistance, Home Improvement.
e. Home Loans, Life Insurance, Burial Markers and Benefits.
f. Transportation to Medical Appts.
- VETERAN’S COMMUNITY SUICIDE PREVENTION MEETING (SWOT):
a. Together with Vets “Koochiching Warrior’s Initiative” Project
b. 2 nd Community Assessment Meeting
c. Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Strengths (SWOT)
d. Looking for Community Members from the Health/Medical, Behavioral Health,
Emergency Medicine, Gov’t, Law Enforcement, Business, Concerned Citizens, and Vets
to participate and contribute.
- New Faces at the CVSO:
a. Myndi Steinbach is the TWV/KWI Suicide Prevention Project Coordinator
b. Heidi Ohlquist is coming on board as the CVSO Administrative Associate.
- Call us for a personal 283-1179 for appointment to review entitlements and on-going
VETERAN ASSISTANCE ALSO AVAILABLE THRU THE VETERAN’S LINKAGE LINE: 1-888-LinkVet.
VETERAN’S CRISIS LINE: 1-800-273-8255, PRESS 1.
Koochiching County Suicide Prevention Veterans Service Office