Showcasing our Veteran Community
The Veteran Chamber of Commerce has been established to support Veterans, Active Duty, Spouses and Dependent Children in the pursuit of their "Business Idea" and untimely support EVERYONE to establish a successful Business! Through Mentoring, Business Coaching, Networking, or Facilitating working space through our "Business Incubator"- all Military Connected members can thrive and follow their Entrepreneur Journey, and NEVER do it alone!
We Have a Program for Everyone!
The Gate to Bridge Project is a unique program designed to assist through a Personal and Customized approach Veterans and Transiting Military during the transition to Civilian Life. How it all began: Rhonda Smoot, a concerned parent of a transitioning service member saw that her son was having a difficult time accessing the services he needed in order to support his community reintegration. There are a lot of resources, but not all were customized and personalized for those who needed an extra touch of support, Gate To Bridge Project can be!
The Heroes Welcome Project - This program is designed to connect our Military members to their new communities as they return back home. This program is composed of "Ambassadors" who want to welcome our members and their families by conducting a warm visit to deliver resources. Would you like to join the Ambassador team? Or simply donate your resources? We will make sure local Military receives a warm welcome on your behalf!
HOUSING-for-HEROES is a program that creates a Win-Win Solution to Veteran Homeless Issues. Veterans purchase a multi-unit that can be made available for rent to fellow veterans. It allows for Veterans interested in Real State to use their property and provide housing to fellow Veterans, Rent paid by the VA. We are looking to team up with Real State Agents and Investors interested in supporting Veteran's above and beyond!
Military Spouse Circle of Influence - Connect with local influential and key spouses in your community who can support, direct and share what transition looks like on the other side! Membership is open to everyone, Ideally for those 3 years prior to transition and anyone who has experienced Military transition. Get involved in multiple ways- MilSpouse Giving Circle, Pay it Forward, and MilSpouse Trust Fund.
Military Speakers - In partnership with "Luminary Leaders Program", Military Speakers brings to stages around the Country REAL stories of courage and service. Honoring MGYSGT Abuit "Abi" Montes USMC, SGT MAJOR Max A. Garcia USMC, and Joseph Molina CEO and Army Veteran through the Military Speakers Program.
If you are looking to get involved with other business minded individuals like yourself or simply want to explore your Entrepreneurship side, chances are we have the "ideal program" for you to be actively involved and grow with us!
Start your no-cost membership www.vccsd.org/ today. By sharing your basic details with the VCC, we connect you to meaningful opportunities to help your Veteran-Military Own Business affiliated GROW! To find out more about the Chamber, connect with Joseph Milina, CEO and Executive Director of the Veteran Chamber of Commerce at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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