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3 Hidden Benefits of Volunteering for Veterans

3 Hidden Benefits of Volunteering for Veterans

By: Adam Braatz

That begs the question why do many veterans stop volunteering altogether after their transition? Perhaps life in the civilian world is busier or civilian employers are less likely to support your volunteer endeavors.

Either way, volunteerism is important, not just for your community but also your personal career. Here are three ways the volunteerism can help you:

WVCC Staff Picks - 2020 Holiday Edition

WVCC Staff Picks - 2020 Holiday Edition

Is Die Hard a holiday movie? The debate rages on... We have had a handful of requests from our members and volunteers to share a bit more about...
Essential Benefits for Veterans and Military Families

Essential Benefits for Veterans and Military Families

By: Adam Braatz

Overall, there is a lot to consider, which can be overwhelming. Many fall victim to information paralysis which can result in inaction. We’ve all been there -- just begin with the federal end of things and take baby steps...

Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks

By: Adam Braatz

Our service men and women commonly spend holidays abroad, miss birthdays and anniversaries, or even endure the agony of being absent for the birth of a child. Their sacrifices ensure that hundreds of millions of Americas sleep soundly each night under a blanket of freedom and safety.

WI Veterans Chamber Executive Director Selected for Economic Recovery Fellowship

WI Veterans Chamber Executive Director Selected for Economic Recovery Fellowship

Newton one of 42 nationwide selected to participate MILWAUKEE — Saul Newton, Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce Executive Director, has been...
Wisconsin Veterans Chamber awards over $20,000 to veteran serving nonprofit organizations

Wisconsin Veterans Chamber awards over $20,000 to veteran serving nonprofit organizations

Wisconsin Veterans Chamber awards over $20,000 to veteran serving nonprofit organizations  Funds to support organizations providing critical serv...
Wisconsin Veterans Chamber Announces SITE Staffing as a Five Star Invest in Vets Employer

Wisconsin Veterans Chamber Announces SITE Staffing as a Five Star Invest in Vets Employer

SITE staffing recognized for commitment to helping employers to be “Veteran Ready” MILWAUKEE -- The Wisconsin Veterans Chamber has awarded SITE St...
The statewide coalition, Milwaukee entrepreneur launch COVID-19 impact grant programs

The statewide coalition, Milwaukee entrepreneur launch COVID-19 impact grant programs

The statewide coalition, Milwaukee entrepreneur launch COVID-19 impact grant programs Thanks, Milwaukee Business Journal and Nick Williams for thi...
Save Veteran Nonprofits COVID-19 Relief Fund

Save Veteran Nonprofits COVID-19 Relief Fund

Service providers across Wisconsin provide critical care and support to vulnerable veterans and their families, and they're being forced to close...
How The Chamber Can Help - Message from the Executive Director

How The Chamber Can Help - Message from the Executive Director

Members, volunteers, and supporters: Like many of you, we have been closely monitoring the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) and acting as quickly ...
COVID-19 MEMBER GUIDE

COVID-19 MEMBER GUIDE

“Our first concern is the health and well being of our staff, members, and volunteers. While we are disappointed to postpone our upcoming events, ...
4th Annual Veterans Light Up the Arts celebrates the incredible healing power of creativity

4th Annual Veterans Light Up the Arts celebrates the incredible healing power of creativity

4th Annual Veterans Light Up the Arts celebrates the incredible healing power of creativity Milwaukee Independent article - photos and article by L...