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Walmart gives $1M to Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– The Walmart Foundation has announced a $1 million grant to the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) Program. The grant will send 300 veterans with disabilities to entrepreneurship bootcamp at Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management and six other universities participating in EBV. The grant also will support expansion of […]

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Military Family Research Institute awards $9,400 to student veteran orgs

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– The Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University awarded more than $9,400 to six Indiana student veterans’ organizations, including one that replicated a football rivalry event that raised more than $2,700 for a veterans’ charity. The grants ranged from $685 to $2,000 and were awarded through MFRI’s Operation Diploma. Funded by […]

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Workshop for vets provides small business financing info

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Ivy Tech Community College in Lafayette will be hosting a free Small Business Financing Workshop for veterans, presented by the Indiana Small Business Administration, on Tuesday, February 15, 2011 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am in Ivy Hall Room 1112. The workshop is open to all veterans and will cover topics surrounding […]

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Ivy Tech hosts Veterans Small Business Financing Workshop

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Ivy Tech Community College in Lafayette will be hosting a free Small Business Financing Workshop for veterans, presented by the Indiana Small Business Administration, on Monday, November 15, 2010 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm in Ivy Hall Room 1120. The workshop is open to all veterans and will cover topics surrounding small […]

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Vets learn business basics at Krannert Bootcamp

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Veterans from across the country have arrived at Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management for an intensive seven-day course aimed at helping them start their own businesses. Created at Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management in 2007, the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities trains post-9/11 disabled veterans in entrepreneurship and […]

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New Indiana license plates honoring fallen vets available in January

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Indiana’s new Gold Star Family License Plate commemorating fallen Hoosier veterans will be available at the start of the new year, State Sen. Ron Alting (R-Lafayette) said. Gold Star plates can be obtained by spouses, parents, siblings or children of anyone who died while serving on active duty in the military – […]

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