Here's A List Of Bills Gov. Whitmer Signed Into Law Thursday"All the bills I signed today make a difference in the lives of Michiganders,” said Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
Michigan War Dog Memorial Honors The Fallen Dogs Who Served Alongside U.S. SoldiersPhil Wettlauf, President of Michigan War Dog Memorial, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about the history of war dogs the U.S. Military and the reason the memorial was created.
Honor Flight Network Honors Veterans Through Flights To The Nation's War MemorialsDave Smith, President of Honor Flight Network, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about all of the work Honor Flight does to honor veterans by planning flights to the war memorials in Washington, D.C., and his own reasons for wanting to support these veterans.
Whitmer, State Leaders Announce Bipartisan Legislation Ahead Of Veterans DayGov. Gretchen Whitmer and state leaders announced bipartisan legislation ahead of Veterans Day.
Why The War Memorial In Grosse Pointe Is More Than Just A MemorialCharles Burke, President and CEO of The War Memorial, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about all of the things The War Memorial has to offer to the public, and how they serve veterans across the state.
Checkmates Helps Veterans Form Connections Through A Game Of Tactics, StrategyDarryl Cornwell, a Vietnam Veteran who served from '72 to '74 in the U.S. Navy, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about how Checkmates has helped him as a Veteran, and what the team has been up to since their tournament in February.
K9s For Warriors Rescues Dogs To Help Rescue Veterans Who Are Returning HomeGreg Wells, Program Manager of K9s for Warriors, and his service dog, Utah, join Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about the life-changing effects that K9s for Warriors can have on the life of a dog and a veteran.
Bill Brown's WWII Coffee Cup
WWII Glider Restored For All To SeeA group of Yankee Air Museum volunteers, some who also happen to be veterans, came together to restore a glider once used to train pilots in WWII.
Pingree Detroit Offers Unique Skills To Veterans Through Reclaimed Leather Product ManufacturingJarret Schlaff, Co-Founder and CEO of Pingree, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about why he started the company and what was the process behind using reclaimed materials.
Warrior Path Home Helps Veterans Through A Unique Life Coaching Technique Using HorsesJill Haas, Founding President of Warrior Path Home, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect this Saturday to talk about the founding of the organization and how they've helped veterans in the first several months after being founded.
Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency Supports Veterans With Care Packages During COVID-19 PandemicZeneta Brown, Director of the MVAA, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect this Saturday to talk about the veteran care packages that the MVAA has distributed during this crisis, as well as the virtual coffee hours they've set up for veterans to socialize from home.
My Neighborhood Mobile Grocery Brings Healthy, Affordable Food to Veterans, Senior CitizensErika Campbell joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about MNMG's commitment to the community and how the mobility helps reach people in need.
Street Beat: Housing IssuesOn Saturday, July 18th, Street Beat host Karen Carter finds out about organizations that help people with housing issues.
WATCH Street Beat: Memorial DayThis week on Street Beat, host Jim Johnson from WOMC salutes Memorial Day with a special show dedicated to veterans.