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The Roots, Sprouts & Happenings Cluster, provides Veterans will hands-on training to jumpstart their new careers or businesses.
 
Vets learn and earn, and receive meaningful benefits. They use their daily hands-on experiences to make new decisions about their lives, to grasp new opportunities.
 
The Cluster training is challenging work, but never dull.
 
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Press release from a recent excellent event showcasing some of our local veterans:

PHOTO AND WRITING EXHIBIT TO FEATURE HOMELESS FEMALE VETERANS

WHAT: Opening Reception of “Female Veterans Speak”

WHERE: The Brookside Museum, 6 Charlton Street, Ballston Spa, NY 12020

WHEN: Friday November 16th 5-8pm

On Friday November 16th – Six women veterans and residents of Guardian House, a homeless shelter for female vets, will exhibit their photographs and writing from a 12 week-long photo and writing course: “UnseenamericaNYS”. This project was led by The Workforce Development Institute (WDI) in partnership with The Saratoga County Rural Preservation Co., sponsor of Guardian House. WDI developed this class as part of our Veterans initiative across NYS.

The women served in all branches of the military and lived across the country and world.  WDI provided the vets with cameras, instruction and support. Through photos and words they explore themes such as service, work, family, and second chances.

Amy Halloran, writing instructor and local writer says, “There is something unique about the women being given this class and the opportunity to come together to do something that they would have no time to otherwise do.  They have to work.  They are busy putting their lives back together.”

While reflecting on the class, workshop instructor and photo journalist, Ellie Markovitch says, “I think all of us could use a space of creativity in our lives. It helps us tap into the strengths we don’t know we have.  This class helps us dream and experience life in a different way that brings us hope.”

On Friday November 16th the public can witness these women vets’ dreams on the walls of The Brookside Museum and Saratoga County Historical Society.

For more information about WDI’s UnseenamericaNYS photo & writing workshops, contact WDI’s Cultural Program Coordinator Victoria Kereszi at vkereszi@wdiny.org or call 518-272-3500×121

For more information on The Brookside Museum, visit www.brooksidemuseum.org or call 518.885.4000.

 

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