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Michigan Small Business Restart Grant Program

Attention Michigan Business Owners: Information about the Michigan Small Business Restart Grant Program

DEADLINE: Wednesday, August 5th! Applications are now open for a new grant opportunity, the Michigan Small Business Restart Program, which will provide grants to small businesses around the state working to recover from the ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 virus. REMINDER: The deadline to apply for this grant is Wednesday, August 5.   The program application is available at michiganbusiness.org/restart. Additional information… Read more
COVID-19 Stimulus Package: (Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security "Cares" Act)

VA Expands Funding For At Risk Veterans

VA expands funding for emergency response for Veterans experiencing or at risk of homelessness during COVID-19 pandemic WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced it is allocating an additional $400 million of its coronavirus relief funding to enhance the department’s emergency relief response for Veterans experiencing or at risk of homelessness during the coronavirus pandemic. The… Read more
Covid19

VA launches COVID-19 screening tool

VA launches COVID-19 screening tool Pre-screening expedites Veteran access to facilities for care WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today the launching of a digital COVID-19 screening tool to streamline Veteran access to medical care during the coronavirus pandemic. The tool, designed with Veteran and staff input, enables the screening of more than 10,000 people each… Read more
VA News Release

VA holds first virtual Women Veterans Forum

 WASHINGTON – Acting Deputy Secretary Pamela Powers on Tuesday led VA’s first virtual Women Veterans Forum, which helped women Veterans from across the country learn about the care and services they can receive at VA, and how VA is changing to better serve the growing population of women Veterans.  “You have a voice in VA, and we’ve learned a lot… Read more
USAA Casting Call - Veterans Commercials

Casting REAL VETERANS and Their Families in the Los Angeles Area for a USAA National Advertising Campaign

Searching for REAL VETERANS In Southern California for a TV commercial Looking for REAL VETERANS and their families who live in the Los Angeles area. Male and female, ages 35- 45 with children ages 6-16 all living together. (Will only be filming real families together so the entire family must have been living together for the last month in order… Read more