A Press Release from Ohio Veterans Services:

The Ohio Veterans Conference, which will bring together former service members and their supporters from all parts of Ohio, will convene just one month from today, on Saturday, August 3.

This biennial conference is expected to draw several hundred veterans and will take place at The Ohio Union on The Ohio State University’s campus, located at 1739 N. High St. in Columbus.

Attendees will be availed to resources, inspirational speakers, informative breakout sessions, and networking opportunities.

Under the guidance of ODVS Director Deborah Ashenhurst and the support of Governor Mike DeWine, the conference is designed for all veterans – men and women of service from every background, every era, each branch of the military, and from all walks of life.

Register now via Eventbrite and join us at the Ohio Veterans Conference … but don’t delay. Registration will close on Friday, July 19. Make sure to secure your spot for this highly anticipated event.

Conference attendees will have daylong access to the resource fair and will have ample opportunity to meet fellow veterans, learn about key services, and listen to several subject matter experts on topics such as healthcare, financial wellness, taxation benefits, and updates on legislation that affects veterans and military families.

Our keynote speaker is retired Army General Dr. Rhonda Cornum a surgeon, healthcare executive, author, and former POW who will share her amazing story to illustrate the importance of pursuing resiliency and embracing whole health in our lives.

You will have the opportunity to meet with veteran organizations regarding federal and state benefits at the expo, obtain your veteran ID card, network at the education and career expo, have your resume reviewed by a human resources specialist, find out how to support veteran-owned businesses, participate in a VA whole health activity like yoga or crafting, and so much more.

Ohio Veterans Conference

Ohio is home to nearly 700,000 veterans and currently ranks sixth nationally among all states in terms of veteran population.

You can keep on top of details and developments on this event in the coming weeks and months by visiting OhioVets.gov.

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