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Early Bird Registration Ends Sept. 23, Stakeholders Conference Less than 60 Days Away

By Jeanette LombardoFVC Executive Director We are a little less than 60 days away from seeing each other in Oklahoma! If you’re not already registered, visit https://conference.farmvetco.org/registration/ to do so now. And don’t forget, the deadline for early bird registration is next Friday, September 23.  After reviewing feedback from last year’s meeting in Tennessee, the …

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Growing Together

By Jeanette LombardoFVC Executive Director In 1986, Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger established April as the Month of the Military Child. Military life can be very stressful on families in general. For children this stress can be heightened with feelings of abandonment and isolation due to long separations, frequent moves, inconsistent training schedules, and the toll …

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Op-Ed: Merrigan and O’Gorman – Lending a hand to veterans

Fayetteville Observer, May 25th, 2012 By Kathleen Merrigan and Michael O’Gorman What would you do with $10,000? For a returning veteran, it could help launch a new career. Around the country, veterans are returning home from tours of duty and reintegrating into civilian life. Roughly 20 percent of our service members come from rural communities, …

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