Family Programs Mission: provide education, support and resources through community, state, and federal programs, to ensure service members, families, and veterans have the knowledge and resiliency to support mission readiness and retention.
By Mr. David Leonard Director, Family Programs
| Aug. 3, 2020
Greetings to our Families!We have a great deal to share with you this month. In this issue, you will find information on our upcoming Kitchen Spoons & Combat Boots webinars, Strong Bonds workshop, and a cookbook to honor those we have lost. Also, it is not too late for our 6-9 yo to sign up for our Child and Youth “Not-A-Box” Virtual Camp taking place on 10-14August!
Lastly, Benjamin Wilson, our Emergency Management Program Coordinator for the VTARNG has put together a unique way to highlight September as Emergency Preparedness Month! It is a wonderful way for the whole family to be involved in this event happening at the Camp Ethan Allen Training (CEATS) facility on 12 September 2020. Part of the festivities includes a Coloring Contest and the details are below:
Preparedness Month Coloring Contest Open to all children, age 0-18, of current VTNG service members. Include your name, age, and address as well as your parents name and unit. All returned entries will be displayed in the drill hall at Green Mountain Armory, Camp Johnson, during Preparedness Month. Entries received by September 10th will be eligible for a prize drawing of disaster preparedness items to include; go-bags, emergency radios, and other preparedness kit items. A complete list of items will be available in September.
Preparedness Month Coloring Contest Directions:
1.Color one, or both, Extreme Cold & Flood coloring pages (click here to download images)
2.Send back to us by September 10th to be eligible for the prize drawing.
3.Send completed entry to: Vermont National Guard Camp JohnsonAttention Protection Programs-Emergency Management 789 National Guard RDColchester, VT 05446-9946 Or upload and email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Many thanks to Ben and his office for putting together this event and hope to see you all at CEATS on Saturday, 12 September, 2020 from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm!
DAVID C. LEONARD
Director, Family Programs
Vermont National Guard