Posts Tagged ‘veterans’

On Tap: Big Idea Competition, Continuum of Capital & Future You

Posted by Dallas Innovates

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you. As always, events may change at any time, so check the event …

ImPowerQ’s Program Will Boost Vets Into Health Care Careers

Posted by Amy Wolff Sorter

Many veterans coming back from deployment face unemployment as they transition from active duty into civilian life. Meanwhile, there are many vacancies in the health care field.

Irving-based ImPowerQ Associates, a management consulting firm with experience in the health …

1st Military Influencer Conference on Tap in Dallas

Posted by Lance Murray

More than 250 members of the military and veteran community are expected to attend the first Military Influencer Conference in Dallas aimed at connecting them with community leaders, entrepreneurs, and digital influencers.

The event, presented by MilBlogging, will be Sunday …

Veterans Can Get Business Help at Entrepreneurship Boot Camp

Posted by D'Anzia Robertson

Veterans, active duty service members, and spouses will have the opportunity Saturday to boost their businesses by attending a free Veteran’s Entrepreneurship Boot Camp.

The camp will be at the Tarrant College Opportunities Center from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. …

Equine Facility Expands Reach to Veterans Via Digital Network

Posted by Jewels Clark

Equest’s Hooves for Heroes program is partnering with R4 Alliance to introduce a digital network connecting veterans to a broader selection of integrative wellness services. 

South Dallas-based Equest will be one of 10 organizations participating in the R4 Coordinated Care

Nonprofit F.A.R.M Relocates to Expand Veteran Programs

Posted by Mallory Houser

After a sudden move from its DeSoto farm, Farmers Assisting Returning Veterans has relocated its operation to 200 acres of bottomland in Seogoville.

The new land off Bilindsay Road east of Interstate 45 is susceptible to flooding and has a …

Former Soldiers Armed for Entrepreneurship

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Military veterans are finding a new mission by starting their own businesses, especially in North Texas.

The Dallas-Fort Worth area has 58,587 veteran-owned companies, the most in the state, according to the Census Bureau’s Survey of Business Owners.

The Dallas

Sci-Tech Discovery Center Adds Maker Program for Veterans

Posted by Heather Noel

The Sci-Tech Discovery Center MakerSpace in Frisco is dedicating the first Fridays of each month to instructing military veterans.

During the free monthly event, veterans are invited to learn various engineering and construction skills such as metalworking, soldering, and …

Toyota Partners with Plano Chamber and Hiring Our Heroes

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

Toyota Motors North America has partnered with the Plano Chamber of Commerce and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes program in an effort to attract military veterans and spouses for its new 2-million-square-foot North American headquarters in …

Reel FX Takes Us on Virtual SkyDive to Support Veterans

Posted by Heather Noel

VIDEO CAMPAIGN RAISES AWARENESS FOR VETERAN PROGRAM


Stephen Valyou and Todd Love don’t let anything hold them back.

In 2007, a sniper shot Valyou while he was serving in Iraq leaving the Army veteran paralyzed from the waist down.

Love, …