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  • VBC General Membership Meeting 6/28/2017

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    Name: VBC General Membership Meeting 6/28/2017
    Date: June 28, 2017
    Time: 11:45 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
    Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
    Event Description:
    VBC General Membership Meeting 

    Speaker Laura Stradley (Director, Monroe County Veteran Service Agency)
    Topic- Veteran Benefits
    Laura Stradley
    Director
    Monroe County Veterans Service Agency
     
    Laura Stradley is an Army veteran who spent eight years on active duty, during which time she was stationed in Korea, Fort Benning, Fort Rucker and Germany. While in Germany, she was deployed to Bosnia in support of Operation Stabilization Force.  Just before leaving the service, Laura earned her Master of Science in Business Administration from Baker College.
     
    Since the military, Laura has worked with veterans in a number of capacities, including transition assistance counseling, higher education, and helping veterans at risk for or experiencing homelessness.  In July of 2012, Laura became the Director for the Monroe County Veterans Service Agency.
     
    Laura is actively involved with a number of professional organizations.  She serves on the Board of Directors for a local non-profit organization called the Veterans Outreach Center.  In 2015, she was inducted into the NYS Veterans Hall of Fame and she’s co-authored two books – The Pocket Idiot’s Guide to the ASVAB and The Complete Idiot’s Guide to the ASVAB.*  Finally, Laura is a volunteer for the Girl Scouts of Western NY and has been a troop leader for four years. 
     
    *ASVAB stands for Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, which is essentially the military’s entrance exam.  It is also used as a high school career exploration tool.

     
    Location:
    American Red Cross, Rochester Chapter
    50 Prince St, 3rd Floor 
    Rochester

    ***Additional parking in the Auditorium Theater Parking Lot across the street.
     
    Date/Time Information:
    Registration/check-in: 11:45 AM
    Call to order: 12:00 PM
    Conclusion: 1:00 PM
    Contact Information:
    Secretary@VeteransBbusinessCouncil.org
    Fees/Admission:
    Member: $15 (Online) / $20 (At the Door)
    Non-Member: $20 (Online) / $25 (At the Door)

    **Be sure to pre-register for lunch!  Lunch is ordered based on the number of people who register so the odds are you won't get food if you don't RSVP before the Friday before the meeting!

    *** The Veterans Business Council requires payment in advance for admission to all VBC events, due to commitments to our vendors. VBC event fees (regardless of attendance) are refundable only if a cancelation notice is received at least 5 business days prior to the event.
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